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Re: four-winged dino -- ptero homology?
David Peters wrote:
>Pterosaurs have all the characters that separate these "bipedal" lizards
from the strictly quadrupedal ones...<
Could you provide us a reference which convincingly reveals that
pterosaurs are LIZARDS?!!!
"Leaping lizards!", David, it sounds as though you're talking about a
big leap of faith into fantasy!
Any I suggest you lay off the "Hello, Dr. Beebe!" invective. It may
come back to haunt you. :)
I'd prefer to discuss pterosaurs with someone with a TRACK RECORD than
with a faith axe to grind.
Mesozoic Track Project
College Park, Maryland, USA
"You know my method. It is founded upon the observance of trifles." --
Sherlock Holmes in The Boscombe Valley Mystery
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Subject: Re: four-winged dino -- ptero homology?
Ray Stanford wrote:
David Peters said:
>Pterosaurs...apparently ran bipedally on
>hind limbs encumbered(?) by flight membranes..." <
Without a stitch of trackway evidence to back up such a statement,
shouldn't use of the word "apparently" (as applied to bipedal
taken with a very substantial 'grain of salt'?