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Re: Archaeopteryx gets a brain scan



Nice to see that the neurology supports what the well developed wings of 
Archaeopteryx have long been saying, that it probably was a competent flapping 
flier. 

Concerning Jeff's observation on the flattening of the Jehol winged 
dromaeosaurs, the same is true of the Solnhofen specimens. There probably are 
reasonably uncrushed braincases from Jehol, the type of Sinornithosaurus might 
qualify. 
But braincases have to be removed from the slab for high rez scanning. 
Looking at the braincases of other bird-like theropods might not tell a lot 
since 
they are flightless. 

G Paul