Thursday, May 27, 2010

More on the brain

Pterosaurs are like modern birds right down to the details:
"We use the avian equation to estimate the pterosaur EQs because pterosaur brains filled the endocranial cavity (as in birds, but unlike in reptiles)."
(Lawrence M. Witmer1, Sankar Chatterjee2, Jonathan Franzosa3 & Timothy Rowe3)

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