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Re: dino-lice

Dr Ronald Orenstein <ron.orenstein@rogers.com> wrote:

> I have always assumed that deinonychosaur limbs were used together, rather 
> like a pair of ice tongs, to grasp objects held between them. Am I correct 
> that in life their hands would have faced each
> other rather than being held "palm downwards" as in many restorations, and 
> that they could have been brought together at the midline?

That's my understanding.  As someone once said, _Deinonychus_ couldn't
dribble a basketball.