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Re: 4 winged dino NOVA



Quoting Denver Fowler <df9465@yahoo.co.uk>:


the video here...

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/microraptor/

.. which i would guess is going to be part of the PBS special, shows pretty clearly that the legs are very splayed in the model.

Well, I don't know. Take a look here:

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/microraptor/liftdrag.html

It looks like they tried a number of positions, and came to some interesting conclusions.


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