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Paw and pads
Front paw of dog showing A) claw, B) digital pads, C) metacarpal pad, D) dew claw, E) carpal pad

A paw is the soft foot of a mammal that has claws or nails. A hard foot is called a hoof. Paws are used to pad feet for walking and reduce friction.

Animals with paws

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