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Re: Velociraptor footprints



In a message dated 97-07-25 20:15:06 EDT, sampaula@pacificrim.net (Sam
Girouard) writes:

<< Of the tens of thousands (hundreds of
 thousands?) of small theropod tracks that have been documented, NOT EVEN ONE
 unambiguously shows a retracted second digit. >>

Nor do I recall--but I'm no trackway expert--any trackways that show small
theropod footprints in which digit II has an enlarged claw. There is simply
no trackway evidence either way about how dromaeosaurids may have held their
second pedal digits.