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RE: L'origine et l'évolution des oiseaux, with a
Brad McFeeters wrote:
> Longisquama and Sharovipteryx are "terrestrial
> predators that were fleet-footed hunters" now?
Yes, how "terrestrial" and "fleet-footed" could _Sharovipteryx_ be with a long
membrane stretched across the length of its leg...? Give this a try David:
strap a pair of kites to your legs, and see how fast you can run.
As for _Longisquama_, it's not easy to gauge its cursorial abilities, because
the hindlimbs are not preserved.
David Peters wrote:
> Ironic on so many levels.
Sorry David; I guess it's too subtle for me. How is it "ironic"?