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Re: Microraptor hanqingi, new species from China.

On 5/25/2012 12:55 PM, Anthony Docimo wrote:

>  rather
>  than invoke behaviors in modern birds as "easy" for any small theropod
>  to do.

That's why some of us mention non-bird analogies.

Like beach balls, plastic flamingos, and goats.

On 5/24/2012 12:44 AM, Tim Williams wrote:

> But if you're a theropod, and you want to spend a large
> part of your life sitting on boughs or branches, you need to have a
> way of holding on.

Evidence, please...

In particular, evidence of the need for special equipment, beyond the standard small theropod package.