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Re: Vestigial Arms (was: Theropod limbs - how mobile?)
On Sunday, May 19, 2002, at 08:26 PM, David Marjanovic wrote:
Very difficult according to Fig. 9.13C. The claws point inwards, and
rotation of the forearm is impossible.
This is what I am picturing. I'll draw a picture.
I look forward to that :-)
Here is how I picture tyrannosaurids using their arms for intraspecific
combat. The claws are pointed inward, and very little (if any) forearm
rotation is necessary.
(Just a quick sketch, I'm not going for any art prizes here.)
John Conway, Palaeoartist
"All art is quite useless." - Oscar Wilde
Systematic ramblings: http://homepage.mac.com/john_conway/phylogenetic/