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Re: So-called sickle claws
The claws of cats are held up by tendons (ligaments?) and the claws rotate
around the terminal toe bone, right? I mean, it's the claw that swivels,
not the toe bone- I think. Is that right? And cats have pads under their
toes for walking. Although you probably meant "an analogue" as to shape
and function only.
> If you are looking for an analogue for dromaeosaurid claws, you may wish
> examine the claws of cats. (Which brings us back to the start of this
> thing, I think).