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Re: Giant flightless birds



On Tue, 11 May 1999, Matthew Bonnan wrote:

> T. Mike Keesey covered this, but why not add Carnotaurus (sp?) to the
> list of theropods that have absolutely tiny three digit hands and
> arms.

I mentioned neoceratosaurs -- _Carnotaurus_ is a neoceratosaur. like all
ceratosaurs, it has four digits, although the fourth is clawless and
atrophied. So it had three functional digits, insofar as any part of
_C._'s arms were functional... 

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