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Re: Planet Dinosaur Ep 2



I wrote:


> Yes, the "crampon" hypothesis for the dromaeosaur sickle-claw proposes
> that it was specialized for gripping, rather than for stabbing or
> stabbing.


That should have read "stabbing or slashing".


Having said that, having a pair of sickle-claws stuck in the flanks of
your prey would have the potential to inflict a great deal of damage -
especially as the prey struggled.