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Re: AW: New feather-like fossil from the Jurassic of Kazakhstan, Dzik et al 2010



Kazakhstan number one exporter of feather-like fossils!  All other
countries have inferior feather-like fossils!


Lee Hall
Paleontology Undergraduate
Museum of the Rockies
Montana State University
Bozeman, MT
lhall@montana.edu
http://sites.google.com/site/leehallpaleo/Home




On Thu, Nov 11, 2010 at 12:31 PM, Don Ohmes <d_ohmes@yahoo.com> wrote:
> 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?
>