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Re: Science feather strength debate
On Oct 31, 2010, at 9:05 PM, David Marjanovic wrote:
> Bats have no keel at all...
> That said, the keel of extant birds does not immediately ossify. It stays
> cartilaginous and unfossilizable for quite some time.
Just for the record; many bats do have a keel - often on the manubrium rather
than the sternal body. I'm sure someone has mentioned this in writing, though
I don't know where. I only know about it because I've seen it while measuring
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