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Re: Climbing dromaeosaurs?

From: Randy King <randyk@ims.com>
Date: 11. december 1998 19:54
Subject: Re: Climbing dromaeosaurs?

>I've never liked this theory.  There are many successful strategies
>for climbing trees, and nothing like the dromaeosaur claw.  Although
>it seems that such a claw would work, it doesn't seem like it would
>work that well.  And if it did, three or four suck claws should work
>better.  And it seems a sicle would work much better on a hand or
>foreleg than the rear leg.

I am not a big fan of this theory either, however, one must admit
dromaeosaur front limbs were quite well equipped for the task.

Berislav Krzic