Some articles on horn sheaths, horn:
... On all claws preserved in the fossil — those of the feet have all been lost — horn sheaths are visible ... bottom which suggests that the original horn material is still present — but this has not yet been directly tested by a chemical analysis for fear of damaging ... The horn sheaths of the hand claws extend the bony cores by about 40%, scythe-like continuing the bone curve and ending in sharp points ...
Famous quotes containing the word horn:
“I wanted there should be some there next year.
Of course you did. You left the rest for seed,
And for the backwoods woodchuck. Youre the girl!
A Rams Horn orchid seedpod for a woodchuck
Sounds something like. Better than farmers beans
To a discriminating appetite....”
—Robert Frost (18741963)