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Re: MORE "SICKLE" STUFF
And I didn't generalize about Dromaeosaurids- I quite clearly said
"Deinonychus specimens". And that's all I was talking about. If my
information was wrong, I'm sorry. If not, then what I said should stand as
a valid point. By the way, how many Utahraptor feet (since you brought it
up) have we found to assess from?
> From: Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: MORE "SICKLE" STUFF
> Date: Tuesday, September 30, 1997 3:51 PM
> At 03:46 PM 9/30/97 -0700, you wrote:
> >Well, supposedly not all the Deinonychus specimens had a super large
> >there- in fact, to my knowledge only one did, so it may have had a
> >function (among others). Sexual dimorphism?
> Where are you getting this (mis)information? Dromaeosaurids from
> Deinonychus to Velociraptor (check the foot of the type, for example) to
> Utahraptor are characterized by this big second digit claw.
> Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
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