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Re: pterosaur femora sprawl
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Every pterosaur could get their backbone horizontal. That's how they
But most don't have a built-in provision to support the entire weight
through the skeletal system without aid of supplemental muscle power (not a
resting posture) while the backbone is horizontal.
As you suggest, walking requires an elevation of the shoulder to align the
match the tracks.
I never suggested that. You're putting words in my mouth. :-)
Are you saying that azhdarchids were not soarers?
You're reading too much into it. I think the question was about which
beachcoming taxa, the kind that had flat feet and made prints.
It wasn't a response to a question. It was a response to a comment that
azhdarchids (among others) weren't suited to soaring.