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Re: Triceratops Frills
>Also, again, could the large "kicking" claw on (I can't remember the name but
>it begins with a D) be used for climbing on the backs of larger prey to get
>the neck, rather than for disembowelling?
The Mongolian fighting dinosaurs show that you are correct about the claw.
The Velociraptor was caught in the act of ripping the throat out of the
>Oh, and finally, for the moment, I don't understand the comment by Bakker on
>"the hind legs overtaking the front legs". Hares and rabbits have vastly
>different leg lengths, yet they seem to be reasonably successful at running
Umm. Well, rabbits do move quickly, but they hop, they don't run!
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Dept. of Geology
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742