[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index][Subject Index][Author Index]

Re: Utahraptor's sickle claw

A note from Jim Kirkland regarding Utahraptor's claws.

>luisrey wrote:
>please correct
>> me if I'm wrong... maybe Jim Kirkland can have a word here) I think there
>> was an almost consensus that the hand claws were flatter than the feet
>> 'killer claws'.

>No they are not.

> And we have to remember that the 'killer claw' was the
>> roughly the same size as the hand's. And the hands had THREE of those EACH!

>Thumb claw 80%, Middle claw 60%, and Little claw 40% the size of
>sickle-claw. All thin and blade like.
>> Open to suggestions...
>Jim Kirkland

Luis Rey

Visit my website on http://www.ndirect.co.uk/~luisrey