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Carpal

Relating to the carpus.


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Unidentified Non-Human Remain

... characteristics. The only issue is I have no clue what it's function is. I have looked around and found that it may represent a tarsal or carpal, but again, I can't be sure about that. The element is small (as demonstrated in photos) and unusual in shape. There are three possible articular ...

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by JeremiahRocker
Thu Feb 28, 2013 6:15 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Unidentified Non-Human Remain
Replies: 1
Views: 2192

Re:

... body, not likely in a flying animal that needs to be light. Strike 2. Have you seen the organization of the "hands" front paws? The carpal and metacarpal are visible. making a hand like structure. In the bat, those bones are extended to form the wing, so definitely impossible. Strike ...

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by canalon
Sun Dec 25, 2011 11:29 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: What is this animal???? SOOO weird looking.
Replies: 13
Views: 9293

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... bones, as has been suggested1, 2, 3, but rather acts as part of a functional unit of manipulation. The radial sesamoid bone and the accessory carpal bone form a double pincer-like apparatus in the medial and lateral sides of the hand, respectively, enabling the panda to manipulate objects ...

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by scottie
Mon May 09, 2011 9:44 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 562
Views: 929212

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... bones, as has been suggested 1, 2, 3, but rather acts as part of a functional unit of manipulation. The radial sesamoid bone and the accessory carpal bone form a double pincer-like apparatus in the medial and lateral sides of the hand, respectively, enabling the panda to manipulate objects ...

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by scottie
Fri Apr 22, 2011 12:25 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 562
Views: 929212

Hobbit Skull Comparison Software's Unexpected Result.

... brain to ten microcephalic brains, and revealed distinct differences that have so far gone unanswered by critics. In addition, a 2007 study of carpal bones of H. floresiensis found similarities to those of a chimpanzee or early hominin such as Australopithecus and significant differences from ...

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by GaryGaulin
Wed May 06, 2009 7:22 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Hobbit Skull Comparison Software's Unexpected Result.
Replies: 10
Views: 25866
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