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RE: 11th specimen of Archaeopteryx "sickle claw"
Can a cat's claws really cut your hand up something fierce? I have a cat, so
for me, this is a silly question.
Jaime A. Headden
The Bite Stuff (site v2)
"Innocent, unbiased observation is a myth." --- P.B. Medawar (1969)
"Ever since man first left his cave and met a stranger with a
different language and a new way of looking at things, the human race
has had a dream: to kill him, so we don't have to learn his language or
his new way of looking at things." --- Zapp Brannigan (Beast With a Billion
> Date: Wed, 2 Nov 2011 08:21:14 -0700
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> Subject: Re: 11th specimen of Archaeopteryx "sickle claw"
> Although the small size of this animal negates it as a defense against
> much larger than itself, if caught/pinned by a small predator, could Archie's
> foot-claws have been used to much effect?
> I'm not aware of the total fauna on those islands - Compsognathus? - that
> have preyed on it, so was just wondering.