Claw Sizes of 25 Different Predators (Imgur)

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Re: Claw Sizes of 25 Different Predators (Imgur)

Post by Cackle » Thu Oct 22, 2015 5:02 am

Look at the wolf one though! It's sharper than I thought it to be. Interesting, but I guess well needed for the wolf to open up carcasses and run and other things.
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Post by DHumphrey » Thu Oct 22, 2015 6:19 am

I didn't know that a raccoon had that big claws. Ouch.
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Re: Claw Sizes of 25 Different Predators (Imgur)

Post by Kairah » Wed Oct 28, 2015 3:42 pm

Thank you for sharing!

Such an interesting image indeed. The different sizes and shapes are intriguing.
Also the colours, I wonder what made the Jaguar nail so white and the Barn Owl's so yellow.

And the codes underneath the names (for example KO-071).
When you search for it on Google, it does show you an image of the nail, but the site it links to is a bit weird.
It is called Bone Clones (com) and it apparently sells these things.
When you look for the site itself, you can see an online store with all kinds of bones.
It's worth taking a look at :)

And hereby I discovered the source.

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Also good to know!

These bones are replica's, or so the site states.

That may explain the colour thing I brought up in my previous post
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Post by Sambhur » Wed Oct 28, 2015 3:54 pm

If you have something to add next time, Kairah, please edit your post instead of double posting.
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Re: Claw Sizes of 25 Different Predators (Imgur)

Post by Sobakka » Mon Dec 28, 2015 10:48 am

This is a pretty nice collection of claws! I like the polar bear one (not only because I have thing for polar bears) but because it's large yet shorter making it seem more durable and less likely to break. It also seems a bit more ragged than the other bears' claws. I'm glad someone compared them in a picture like this, it's interesting to compare different animals~

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