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Re: Evidence For a Feathered Velociraptor...



It didn't occur to anybody that these animals once had wings until they started trying to explain why they have qill marks on the bones of their forelimbs.

Yours,
Dora Smith
Austin, TX
tiggernut24@yahoo.com
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Subject: Re: Evidence For a Feathered Velociraptor...



Why did the short forelimbs evolve? Are they the fizzled vestige of what were once wings?


On Sep 22, 2007, at 11:48 AM, Dora Smith wrote:



I'd be pretty surprised if those big therapods could fly. Especially with their short forelimbs, LOL!

Yours,
Dora Smith
Austin, TX
tiggernut24@yahoo.com




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