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Re: Swimmin' dinos, fish milk, avian polyphyly (was RE: Sheesh)
David Marjanovic wrote:
In her talks at the 2nd Intl. Paleont. Congress (Beijing, last June) and at
the SVP meeting, Sanja HiniÄ? showed that *Baptornis* surprisingly patterns
with wing-propelled divers, unlike *Hesperornis*.
Hmmm... Martin and Tate (1976) feature a skeletal reconstruction of
_Baptornis_ that shows it with vestigial wings, like _Hesperornis_. The
wing skeleton has shrunk to a hatpin.
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