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RE: Microraptor also ate fish



>>>But I have often wondered why Microraptor remains are so abundant in lake 
>>>sediments. Of all the behavioral scenarios suggested for Microraptor, and 
>>>with all the encumbrance it is supposed to face from the leg feathers, the 
>>>aquatic ones have always seemed the most difficult to envision.<<<

If microraptor exploited stranded fish episodically, as in times of periodic 
drought, the long feathers might have tended to drown them frequently - even 
though they were useful on a daily basis.