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Re: So-called sickle claws
In a message dated 97-09-29 20:48:09 EDT, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
truly believe the toe claw was used for killing, because I have a Utahraptor
claw cast and it has a blood groove on it. >>
Correct me if I'm wrong, but the "blood groove" on a theropod claw was to
allow blood to circulate to the living cells of the claw's keratinous sheath,
not to facilitate the departure of blood from the victims' bodies...