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Re: Microraptor biplanes?



> is there a modern
> analogue of the bald belly
> > extant?

AFAIK not. Breeding adult birds develop a small naked
"brood patch" but this is practically invisible and
covered by surrounding feathers when bird is going off
nest.

About biplanes, I suggest looking at modern Sifaka
lemur (Prophitecus) and their limb fur, it's position
etc.

Jerzy


        
                
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