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RE: Fwd: Emu 2
Yes it is twice as long as the femur. They way I said it... or wrote it,
looked like it was the other way around. My mistake.
On Mon, 22 Mar 1999 06:50:47 -0700, Bartlema, Lauri, L. wrote:
> Actually, its a tibiotarsus, and yes, it should be *much* longer than
> the femur! However, I read this as saying the tibiotarsus was longer,
> it doesn't say "over twice as long AS", but "over twice as long". There
> is, however, every possibility that I'M the one reading it wrong!
> Yours in possible humility (or glorious revelation), Lauri
> Lauri L. Bartlema
> Curatorial Assistant
> Conservation Division
> Directorate of Environment
> Fort Bliss, Texas
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> > > Today I finished the (emu) dissection. A few things I noticed were:
> > >
> > > 9 inch femur, and over twice as long tib/fib.
> > Did I read that right? Shouldn't the femur be much _shorter_ than the
> > tibia?
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