15 Pictures Illustrating What People Would Look Like If They Had Skeletons of Various Animals

    15 Pictures Illustrating What People Would Look Like If They Had Skeletons of Various Animals
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    6:43 AM EDT, April 10, 2022, updated: 6:07 PM EDT, April 10, 2022

    Satoshi Kawasaki is a very imaginative Japanese artist. He has created a series of intriguing drawings. In them, he showed what would happen if people had animal skeletons.

    #1 Ancestors of Horses Had Three Toes on Each Leg

    In the process of evolution, they evolved into one - the hoof. This allowed animals to run away from predators faster and to move more easily

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    #2 Penguin Skeleton Superimposed on Human

    Penguins are the only birds that maintain an upright body posture.

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    #3 A Human Arm with Bird Wings and Bats

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    #4 A Lesson in What Some Animals Have Feet and Knees

    Man Dog Horse Flamingo

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    #5 A Human-Bird Hybrid (harpy)

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    #6 Here's What Would Happen If Humans Had Chests Like Pigeons

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    #7 When a Human Becomes a Rabbit

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    #8 An Elephant's Foot has Five Toes on the Front and one Extra Toe on the Back (called a mandible)

    Camels have legs ending in two toes. They also have a special thickening (pad) that helps them walk.

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    #9 The Flamingos Sleep Standing on One Leg

    This activity does not require them to expend energy or exert muscle effort.

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    #10 A Simulation of What Would Happen if Humans Swapped Upper Limbs with Other Animals

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    #11 A Giraffe's Neck Can be as Long as 6.5 Foot

    It consists of 7 vertebrae, but each vertebra is about 11inch long

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    #12 When Heated, Clam Shells Open

    This is all due to a muscle that relaxes when exposed to heat.

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    #13 A Hippo's Snout Opens 180 Degrees and Its Lower Tusks Grow Up to 19.20inch Long

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    #14 In Turtles, the Carapace is Formed from Ribs and Vertebrae. The shell Consists of Around 50 Interconnected Bones

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    #15 The Difference Between the Toes of a Human and a Bat

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