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Re: 11th specimen of Archaeopteryx

Also, the possible (likely) lack of a complete inner wing and the relatively 
weak forelimbs (see Weishampel and Habib presentation at SVP Bristol for the 
latter; full paper still pending as we are adding to it).


--Mike H.

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On Oct 27, 2011, at 3:55 PM, "David Černý" <david.cerny1@gmail.com> wrote:

> David Marjanović <david.marjanovic@gmx.at> wrote:
>> What are these, other than the apparent inability to lift the wing above
>> horizontal?
> The (admittedly controversial) feather study of Nudds & Dyke (2010), perhaps?
> Nudds RL, Dyke GJ 2010 Narrow primary feather rachises in
> _Confuciusornis_ and _Archaeopteryx_ suggest poor flight ability.
> Science 328(5988): 887-9
> -- 
> David Černý