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RE: Microraptor hanqingi, new species from China.

Atlantic and Common Diving Petrel roost and/or nest in trees with no halluces.

From: owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu [owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu] on behalf of Tim Williams 
Sent: Thursday, May 24, 2012 7:42 PM
To: dinosaur@usc.edu
Subject: Re: Microraptor hanqingi, new species from China.

Don Ohmes <d_ohmes@yahoo.com> wrote:

>> That's because to sleep in a tree, you need a way to hold yourself in
>> there_while sleeping_.
> I repeat, that is incorrect.
> Support that oft-repeated claim (persistently made by you and Tim, in the
> face of numerous counter-examples from present-day reality) with evidence,
> please.

Don, which "counter-examples" are these?  I'm happy to rise to this
challenge, but sorry I honestly don't recall these counter-examples.

> Note -- refusal to take a point is a fallacious form of argument -- as is
> persistently repeating an argument that has been thoroughly rebutted...

If your counter-example was some kind of mammal, I probably disagreed
with it being an analog for theropod behavior because... well, it was
a mammal.