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Re: 11th specimen of Archaeopteryx
On 10/31/2011 11:40 PM, David Marjanovic wrote:
are you saying that the foot of A. lithographica would have been
unable to grasp your wrist?
What evidence is there for that?
In the image it looks like a long toe pointing to the rear and 3? toes
pointing forward. It looks in fact, very much like the foot of an
American Wild Turkey, in a functional sense..
And I will happily put up any amount of money I can scrape up on the
proposition that they can grasp the absolute HELL out of your arm.
Is the appearance illusory?