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Re: SCRAPPING TYRANNOSAURS..
> And as for those Tyrannosaur forelimbs- those things could pull
> hundreds of pounds per arm, they seem to have been used as grappling
> hooks to secure the prey while the tyrannosaur takes a bite out. So they
> certainly weren't vestigial. They do display surprisingly little
> curvature, or at least, I thought so after looking at eagle claws, which
> curve through over ninety degrees.
I don'r remeber if anyone answered my question the last time this
came up regarding how strong other tyrannosaurid arms were. Tyrannosaur
arms might indeed have been becoming vestigial, and T.rex found a new use
for them that caused them to get beefed up.