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re: snake knees

Dave Peters (davidrpeters@earthlink.net) wrote:

<Pachyrhachis had a femur, tibia and fibula, so perhaps it also had "knees"?>

  I wonder if any studies of the muscles of the limbs of modern "legged" snakes
and ancient legged snakes have been performed? It would be interesting, to say
the least, to help aid in interpretation of their development (and perhaps even


Jaime A. Headden

"Innocent, unbiased observation is a myth." --- P.B. Medawar (1969)

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