Snow brings out the dewclaws this time of year March 2, 2014 New York

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Snow brings out the dewclaws this time of year  March 2, 2014 New York, Press Republican 
...  wet snow .. Clearly the animals had been having a tough time getting around ...almost all the deer tracks registered dewclaws — the two extra digits on the back of deer’s feet. Dewclaws help deer balance. They are equivalent to the index finger and pinky on a human hand but arranged higher and behind the two middle “fingers” on a deer’s foot...


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