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Re: Microraptor Wings
Jaime Headden <email@example.com> wrote:
> Perhaps, like some wasps, it used its claws to "probe" certain parts of the
> sauropod brain and steered it like the sauropod was a giant zombie bus.
> Theropods rule, sauropods (literally!) drool. This
> zombie-esque quality, unfortunately, likely resulted in an unhealthy taste
> for [sauropod] brains, which explains the relative lack of preserved sauropod
> skulls. So sad.
I think you've just come up with the plot for the next _Jurassic Park_
movie! It might actually be an improvement on the last one.
All (bad) jokes aside... is the
sauropod-mind-control/brain-eating-zombie-raptor hypothesis any less
plausible than the hypothesis that microraptorines and
archaeopterygids were sprawling quadrupeds that glided from tree to