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RE: Theropod forelimbs
> From: owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu [mailto:owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu]
> On Behalf Of john hunt
> I have just finished watching the UK run on Jurassic Fight
> Club renamed as Dinosaur Secrets for the UK and with what I
> presume is a UK commentary (all the lengths and weights were
> metric while the graphics were imperial). I noticed that a
> lot of the theropods held their manus horizontally rather
> than vertically. I was under the impression that theropods
> could not orientate their forelimbs in this manner.
> Am I misinformed?
You were not misinformed: this is one of several relatively constant errors
in the model.
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 301-405-4084
Office: Centreville 1216
Senior Lecturer, Vertebrate Paleontology
Dept. of Geology, University of Maryland
Faculty Director, Earth, Life & Time Program, College Park Scholars
Faculty Director, Science & Global Change Program, College Park Scholars
Mailing Address: Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
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University of Maryland
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