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Re: 11th specimen of Archaeopteryx



 It is worth mentioning that cycads and plants with similar morphology
 can be easily utilized as perches, roosts, havens and restaurants by
 animals whose lifestyle could be characterized functionally by the
 term 'turkey w/ teeth' -- I am not saying that Arch. definitely was a
 'toothed turkey' in it's lifestyle, but it certainly seems
 plausible.

Just to make absolutely sure nobody overextends this analogy -- turkeys have long, reverted first toes, Archie didn't; turkeys roost in ordinary trees (as opposed to cycads), Archie is not likely to have done so, no matter how much time it may have spent in cycads.