Thursday, February 3, 2011

One fingered Dinosaur

A parrot-size dinosaur has been discovered with just one enlarged "digging" finger on each hand.
Linhenykus monodactylus is a member of the theropod dinosaurs.

Most theropods had three fingers on each hand. But Linhenykus belongs to a family known as the alvarezsauroids: small, long-legged dinosaurs that had one big finger alongside two barely functional nub fingers

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