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Re: Four winged dinosaur?



Wooooowwwww!! Truly amazing!  ***drooling***

A real x-wing flyer! You've got to love it.

TM
www.marshalls-art.com



----- Original Message -----
From: "David Marjanovic" <david.marjanovic@gmx.at>
To: "DML" <dinosaur@usc.edu>
Sent: Wednesday, January 22, 2003 5:18 PM
Subject: Re: Four winged dinosaur?


> It is so killer... it is so totally killer... I need a poet.
>
> The leg feathers are indisputable. What's more, the feathers on the
> metatarsus are the most asymmetric, fully within the range of primaries of
> flying birds. Before someone studies the hip joints (the authors don't) I
> won't buy the tetrapteryx affair, but what else could such feathers be
good
> for... Maybe they attached to the lateral side of the mt instead of (as
> apparently preserved) the caudal one??? If so, maybe the animal was a
> double-decker that glided in a squatting position??? Or maybe it was a
> windsurfer that made its own wind??? Pfffff...
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Allan Edels" <edels@msn.Com>
>
> > I was able to get the full text version (and copied it and the figures
> > into Word).  I was unable to get to the PDF version - but I could create
> > one if I felt like it.  [  :-)  ]
>
> Oh, if we're that far, ask me for the pdf. University access.
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Thomas R. Holtz, Jr." <tholtz@geol.umd.edu>
>
> > tuberocity
>
> That's how they spell it in the paper. :-P
>
> > Very cool things.  And still more on the way... :-)
>
> Hhhhhhhhhhh!!!
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