Armed And Deadly: Shoulder, Weapons Key To Hunt

The <em>atlatl </em>is a long, flexible dart that attaches to the end of a rod, which is strapped to the hand.  By throwing your arm forward and flicking your wrist -- much in the same way you'd throw a baseball -- the dart shoots forward.  The <em>atlatl</em>'s flexibility allows energy from the throw to be stored in the dart to extend its range and lethality.
The atlatl is a long, flexible dart that attaches to the end of a rod, which is strapped to the hand. By throwing your arm forward and flicking your wrist -- much in the same way you'd throw a baseball -- the dart shoots forward. The atlatl's flexibility allows energy from the throw to be stored in the dart to extend its range and lethality.