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RE: Archaeopteryx gets a brain scan



> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-dinosaur@usc.edu [mailto:owner-dinosaur@usc.edu] On Behalf Of
> Phil Bigelow
> Sent: Thursday, August 05, 2004 1:26 PM
> To: dinosaur@usc.edu
> Subject: Re: Archaeopteryx gets a brain scan
> 
> "Jaime A. Headden" <qilongia@yahoo.com> writes:
> 
> >   An interesting test for secondary flightlessness would be to see
> > if a
> > flight-oriented brain existed in an animal that could not fly.
> 
> 
> Now we're talkin'!
> 

In this vein, if you're at SVP this year (or if you get the abstract
volume), you'll want to check out the following talk:

Abstract Title: THE SEMICIRCULAR CANALS OF DINOSAURS: TRACKING MAJOR
TRANSITIONS IN LOCOMOTION


Primary Author
Sipla, Justin S.