Deinonychus: A Dinosaur Of The Deadliest

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Although Deinonychus was only as big as a compact two-seater car, every inch of this dinosaur have contributed to its reputation as one of the most deadly dinosaurs of the world. When the opening of the powerful jaws, teeth over 60 daggerlike bright, ready to dig a lot more like dinosaurs and Sauropelta Tenontosaurus. Greedy claws on his hands can inflict serious damage that would have been worse if Deinonychus decided to karate-kick unfortunate victims of one or two of his toenails.

Terrible Claws

When a more complete fossils of Deinonychus was excavated in the 1960s, paleontologists first discovered this dinosaur swung sickle-shaped claws on the second toe of each "foot". It could build on these as a Switchblade, but to preserve the sharpness of his precious weapon Deinonychus claws held up and held its third and fourth toes. Thus, the "terrible claws" do not drag on the ground where they could catch or drowsiness. A thick sheath cornea, which covers similar to birds and cat scratch today, surrounded by both his hands and claws of the foot.

Deinonychus Gangs

While an individual Deinonychus would have a formidable opponent, this species probably included in the band to kill all large, fleshy dinosaurs. A fascinating piece of evidence for this is a fossil site containing the remains of a brutally Tenontosaurus surrounded by four Deinonychus dinosaur bones. One possible interpretation is that the Tenontosaurus, which could reach up to 27 feet long, set up a good fight, but was killed and eaten by members of the gang of Deinonychus. Winners may disappear, leaving their less fortunate cohorts.

Attack techniques

Despite heavy losses Deinonychus possible during the fighting, this predator could attack in several ways. Since his cock was strong, it can be balanced on one foot all the courage and sacrifice gored by a claw toes. Given its strong legs, he could also jump directly to the prey, digging its claws into the victim, as he landed. If several such movements Deinonychus made simultaneously, it is not surprising that the predator probably 165 pounds valued multitone animals.

Built like a bird violent

Structures associated with feathers close relatives of Deinonychus dinosaur suggests feathers covering muscle, but with a light body. Dino is also shared some of the anatomical characteristics of modern birds, such as the shape and structure of the pelvic bones. Moreover, he could move like a bird, fly, turning, running and balancing themselves with relative ease.

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