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Re: Jurassic Park 4 Script Review
On Tuesday, August 17, 2004, at 12:05 PM, Tim Williams wrote:
Ah yes, I forgot. They oversized the raptors for the purpose of
'Spielberg-izing' them for dramatic effect. But then again, jaguars,
leopards, some tigers & cats can get up there, so I can't really see
any reason why a dromaeosaur of comparable weight couldn't. The only
limitation is the size of the tree.
David Marjanovic wrote:
> All I can say is can we PLEASE get some
> raptors hopping out of trees?!
Problem is... how are they supposed to get up there first, overgrown
are? Chatterjee's proposed method could work, but I'm not sure.
WAIR? (=Wing-Assisted Incline Running)
I think we can all agree that _Microraptor_ was capable of some form
of aerial locomotion. I think we can also also agree that
_Microraptor_ was incapable of a running take-off. So then, it needed
an elevated site for its aerial launches. Why not trees?
Now if they strapped a jetpack on the back of one of them babies . . .