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Contact: Claus Habfast
European Synchrotron Radiation Facility

Hidden Leg

Caption: This is a 3-D reconstruction from synchrotron X-ray images of the previously hidden second leg of Eupodophis. The bones are artificially colored to highlight the internal structure of the bone and show how the snake's leg grew.

Credit: A. Houssaye

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