digitigrade


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Synonyms for digitigrade

an animal that walks so that only the toes touch the ground as e

(of mammals) walking on the toes with the posterior part of the foot raised (as cats, dogs, and horses do)

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Padian calls the new observation interesting but says that researchers must examine the other bones of the foot to rule out digitigrade motion in pterosaurs.