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RE: Baptornis (was Re: Swimmin' dinos, fish milk, avian polyphyly (was RE: Sheesh))



> Everything about _Baptornis_ says it's a
> foot-propelled diver.

Especially the feet.

Seriously, isn't its leg skeleton uniquely derived to
the point where it could not stand anymore on dry
land? Sure there was variation among the
Hesperornithes, but *that* much?

Eike




        
                
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