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Hypothesis: Avian flight originated in arboreal archosaurs gliding on membranous wings

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I don't have enough background to opine on the hypothesis proposed in this paper, but it drew my attention to an important fact I'd never thought much about: in addition to feathers, bird wings also have a membranous patagium that helps provide lift! https://t.co/AdwHoFy9LY https://t.co/dbiiAvjIWE
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New preprint: Hypothesis: Avian flight originated in arboreal archosaurs gliding on membranous wings https://t.co/Pkx4F9e8wu HT @PeerJPreprints
Hypothesis: Avian flight originated in arboreal archosaurs gliding on membranous wings https://t.co/blblE3hiIG
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The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Piotr Bajdek analyzed the data, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Tomasz Sulej analyzed the data, prepared figures and/or tables, approved the final draft.

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The research in this article did not generate any data or code. This is a discussion paper.

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The authors received no funding for this work.


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