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



On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 2:40 AM, Tim Williams <tijawi@gmail.com> wrote:
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[snip]
> Instead, Feduccia proposed that feathers evolved for feather-assisted
> jumping from limb to limb by tree-dwelling protobirds (which were not
> dinosaurs, but some form of arboreal 'thecodont').

Annoyingly, Feduccia et consortes seem proactively uninterested in
suggesting a more specific avian origin than "some sort of thecodont".

-- 
Andreas Johansson

Why can't you be a non-conformist just like everybody else?