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Re: "Heel to Toe"

At 11:01 PM 2/1/00 -0500, Ray Stanford wrote:
>    Actually, that is only true of BIPEDAL dinosaurs, and even these
>sometimes progressed (walked slowly) with the metatarsals touching the
>ground (plantigrade progression).

But I doubt even those used the human-style heel-to-toe gait.  When humans
walk the heel touches first, and then the rest of the foot, and then the
heel is *lifted* first, leaving the toes to make the power stroke.

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