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Re: AW: New feather-like fossil from the Jurassic of Kazakhstan, Dzik et al 2010
On 11/11/2010 12:09 PM, Brad McFeeters wrote:
This congruence between the full range of paleontological and developmental data
strongly supports the hypothesis that feathers evolved and initially diversified in
nonavian theropods before the origin of birds and the evolution of flight."
Has the evolution of feathers *subsequent* to the origin of flight been
proposed? Er, since the days when pterosaurs were thought to be the
ancestors of birds, that is?