, Volume 98, Issue 4, pp 357-358

The dodo was not so slim: leg dimensions and scaling to body mass

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We dedicate this short note to Bradley C. Livezey, ornithologist devoted to research on avian evolution and ecomorphology–which included studies on the dodo and solitaire–who died prematurely in February 2011.
This is a comment on Angst et al. (2011) The end of the fat dodo? A new mass estimate for Raphus cucullatus. Naturwissenschaften 98: 233–236.