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RE: Did dinosaur wings evolve for breeding display?/Longisquama

Dave Peters wrote:


  Dave, I'm not sure you followed what I said, but maybe that's my fault. I 
meant to state that were you to continue the otherwise articulated specimen 
posteriorly, the posterior torso, hips, legs, and tail would continue along 
where the last "structure" lays. That the skeleton is missing, broken or torn 
ot whatever, indicates only further that dessication or predation has occured 
(although in this case, I would favor predation, then burial, as dessication 
should disarticulate the skeleton in general).


Jaime A. Headden

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