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Re: Jurassic Park 4 Script Review
David Marjanovic wrote:
> > WAIR? (=Wing-Assisted Incline Running)
Isn't it a bit big for that, respectively its arms too short?
I was referring to dromaeosaurs in general. I think the lil'uns could (and
did) climb and jump out of trees, but as for the big'uns (_Deinonychus_ and
their ilk), probably not.
> > I think we can also also agree that
> > _Microraptor_ was incapable of a running take-off.
I'm not sure...
Those hindlimb wings ("butt-fans") look maladapted for running - never mind
building up speed for ground-level takeoff.
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