Visited Funky Bones today and some young women were having a TFIOS picnic. Strange and wonderful to eavesdrop on their conversation as Alice played on the bones for the first time.
Publication info Paris: Impr. nationale, 1885
The worst skeleton ever
That I found for sale in a decor store
So this looks like a metapodial just sitting on the rib cage connecting to the WHAT THE HELL IS THAT CIRCLE THING???? (tumor?!!!) No shoulder blade. Humerus is the new elbow? No carpals….
Oh god, what is THIS? The femurmetapodialhumerus is on the bottom. The pretend-femur is actually a two part tibulafibia, the half pelvis is slapped on. No tarsals in sight.
“Clive Finlayson, Director of the Gibraltar Museum, argues that environmental change, particularly availability of water, played a critical role in shaping the direction of human evolution, contributing to our spread and success.”
***Has anyone read this new book?
(Source: Oxford Academic)