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Re: Major new paper on dromaeosaurids, with other significant maniraptoran info



> Gishlick did describe how maniraptorans could grasp small prey in a
> two-handed 'scooping' fashion; but IMHO this would be inferior to the
method
> that was employed by more primitive theropods - just grabbing the prey
with
> one hand.

The prey Gishlick depicts (schematically) is far too big to be grabbed with
one hand. It's about what *Protoceratops* would have been for
*Velociraptor*...