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RE: Campbell's even crazier than a MANIAC? (archeopteryx climbing)
Scott Selberg wrote:
> I disagree that small "raptors" weren't decent perchers.The sickle claw could
> dig into the>front< of a
> branch, the animal sits down and viola!
Anything is possible, I suppose. It all depends how readily an enlarged,
hyperextensible claw specialized for predation could be co-opted for grasping
branches. Personally, I think it's a stretch.
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