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Re: Ah ha! That's where therizinosaurs came from
On 8/15/2011 8:34 PM, Tim Williams wrote:
Thus, it was argued
that because_Caudipteryx_ had proportionally long hindlimbs, with a
hindlimb/trunk ratio comparable to modern birds, it adopted
avian-style locomotion, and was therefore secondarily flightless
(Jones et al., 1998).
"Hindlimb/trunk" does not directly convey information about relative
femur length. Did you mean to write "hindlimb/femur"?