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Horizontal Torsos and Maneuverability



Maybe having a horizontal torso isn't so bad for maneuverability after all:

http://www.livescience.com/animalworld/070405_ostrich_hips.html

Of course, ostriches have shorter torsos than most non-avian theropods (and nearly nonexistent tails).

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Nick Pharris
Department of Linguistics
University of Michigan

"Creativity is the sudden cessation of stupidity."
    --Edwin H. Land