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RE: Microraptor ate birds
> Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2011 13:48:00 -0800
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> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: RE: Microraptor ate birds
> I agree. This was the worst SVP abstract this year in my opinion, since any
> of us with cats know that a good portion of their passerine kills happen on
> the ground (making the cat's arboreal abilities irrelevent).
But would that portion make you inclined to dismiss the arboreal capabilities
of cats or their passerine prey?
> And taxa like sparrows and crows are no doubt more arboreally adapted than
> So no matter how good the specimen is, it simply cannot support arboreality
> in Microraptor.
then what could?
(besides a photo of Confuciusornis in a tree)