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The Predatory Ecology of Deinonychus and the Origin of Flapping in Birds

  • Denver W. Fowler mail,

    df9465@yahoo.co.uk

    Affiliation: Museum of the Rockies and Department of Earth Sciences, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, United States of America

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  • Elizabeth A. Freedman,

    Affiliation: Museum of the Rockies and Department of Earth Sciences, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, United States of America

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  • John B. Scannella,

    Affiliation: Museum of the Rockies and Department of Earth Sciences, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, United States of America

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  • Robert E. Kambic

    Affiliation: Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of Ameria

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  • Published: December 14, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0028964
  • Featured in PLOS Collections

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Media Coverage of This Article

Posted by PLoS_ONE_Group on 16 Dec 2011 at 21:37 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Billings Gazette
Title: “Dinosaurs with killer claws yield new theory about flight”
http://billingsgazette.co...

Publication: Discover Magazine blogs
Title: “Deinonychus and Velociraptor used their killing claws to pin prey, like eagles and hawks | Not Exactly Rocket Science | Discover Magazine”
http://blogs.discovermaga...

Publication: Montana State University News
Title: “MSU News Service - Dinosaurs with killer claws yield new theory about flight”
http://www.montana.edu/cp...

Publication: Live Science
Title: “Velociraptors' Killer Claws Helped Them Eat Prey Alive | Raptor Dinosaurs & Sickle Claws | Origin of Flight & Evolution of Flapping | LiveScience”
http://www.livescience.co...

Publication: Daily Mail
Title: “Velociraptor didn't 'slash' at prey like in Jurassic park - it hooked victims and ate them alive | Mail Online”
http://www.dailymail.co.u...

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Additional Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 23 Dec 2011 at 12:29 GMT

Publication: The Press Association
Title: “The Press Association: Velociraptor's claw 'trapped prey'”
http://www.google.com/hos...

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RE: Media Coverage of This Article

KPBohannon replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 05 Sep 2012 at 18:01 GMT

This article was featured in Randall Munroe's webcomic, xkcd.

http://xkcd.com/1104/

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