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RE: Perching, climbing, roosting was Re: 11th specimen of Archaeopteryx





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> Date: Wed, 9 Nov 2011 06:55:59 +0100
> From: david.marjanovic@gmx.at
> To: dinosaur@usc.edu
> Subject: Re: Perching, climbing, roosting was Re: 11th specimen of 
> Archaeopteryx
>
 
> > > -- Why climb into a tree for safety rather than hide under a
> > > shrub?
> >
> > Because it is safer...
>
> ...right after I explained that it's not safer as far as I can see. What
> have I overlooked?
 
 Being bitten by anything able to reach under a shrub.
 
...which is a much longer list than the list of things able to bite an animal 
hiding in a tree.