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Re: 11th specimen of Archaeopteryx






> Jason Brougham <jaseb@amnh.org> wrote:
>
>
>> The earliest utility of climbing into trees may have been in roosting,
>> because foraging in trees may require better adaptations to be
>> efficient (though Jeholornis somehow did swallow dozens of gymnospem
>> seeds).
>
> Tim Williams wrote:

> Possibly _Jinfengopteryx_ too.

Good point! Of course we all know what the sidewalk under a female ginkgo
looks like in the fall, but Jinfengopteryx may have scampered up to get
those seeds straight from the cones or off the peduncles.

Do you favor Jinfengopteryx climbing for them?