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Re: Did pterosaurs feed by skimming?



Contrary to what you see in the movies, they couldn't.
JimC

----- Original Message ----- From: "Brandon Pilcher" <trex_kid@hotmail.com>
To: <dinosaur@usc.edu>
Sent: Wednesday, July 25, 2007 2:45 PM
Subject: Re: Did pterosaurs feed by skimming?



Speaking of birds of prey, has anyone studied the grabbing ability of pterosaur feet? Could pterosaurs in general or certain genera used their feet to hold struggling animals?