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Re: Microraptor also ate fish



On Tue, Apr 23rd, 2013 at 1:19 PM, Tim Williams <tijawi@gmail.com> wrote:

> But the fact that a
> predatory theropod sometimes ate birds and fish makes me wonder if it
> had adaptations consistent with catching birds and fish.

Canopy fishing, like a black heron perhaps?

http://www.flickr.com/photos/tonif/8179939301/

*Microraptor* seems to have had similar colouration. It would have got its leg 
feathers wet though.

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Dann Pigdon
Spatial Data Analyst               Australian Dinosaurs
Melbourne, Australia               http://home.alphalink.com.au/~dannj
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