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Re: bipedal locomotion

Ray Stanford Wrote:
>     However, I have collected a fascinating little three-toed track from
> Early Cretaceous of Maryland, that strongly suggests that the tracker was
> moving at a substantially faster-than-walk pace, quickly 'threw on the
> brakes', and skidded more than one pes length, during which time the
> dinosaur had ROTATED THE FOOT (or else the whole body?) to quickly stop
> then immediately (seemingly) dash away at roughly 90 degrees out of the
> direction from which it had been rushing!
    I don't know the size of these footprints, but they could have been of a small dinosaur, hunting a flying insect or something like this, so the prey wouldn't let any prints...
Marcel Bertolucci
( mbertol@zaz.com.br )