COMPARISON OF FORELIMB FUNCTION BETWEEN DEINONYCHUS AND BAMBIRAPTOR (THEROPODA: DROMAEOSAURIDAE)

@inproceedings{Senter2006COMPARISONOF,
  title={COMPARISON OF FORELIMB FUNCTION BETWEEN DEINONYCHUS AND BAMBIRAPTOR (THEROPODA: DROMAEOSAURIDAE)},
  author={P. Senter},
  year={2006}
}
Abstract Fossils and casts of forelimb bones of the dromaeosaurids Deinonychus antirrhopus and Bambiraptor feinbergi were manually manipulated to determine range of motion and to test functional hypotheses. Shoulder motion in Bambiraptor resembles that found by a previous study on Deinonychus. The humerus can be retracted and elevated to subhorizontal positions and protracted somewhat beyond the vertical. In both taxa, the elbow can be strongly flexed but cannot be fully extended. Supination… 

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