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Re: DIGIT LOSS INQUIRY



In a message dated 8/15/01 4:42:56 AM EST, mike@tecc.co.uk writes:

<< I'm sure I'm missing something obvious here, but what about those
 wacky tetradactyl theropods, the therizinosaurs? >>

These just reenlarged the hallux, which was not missing. Incidentally, in 
lots of birds the hallux is a pretty big digit, and therizinosaurs could 
perhaps have inherited it from their own lineage of perching ancestors.