Where is the wishbone in animals?
The scientific name for a wishbone is the furcula, which is Latin for ‘little fork.’
The furcula is a forked bone with two slightly curved parts that meet at the top, forming a type of V-shape. There is a tradition that if two people each pull one side of the bone, it will snap, and the person who gets the larger part can make a wish.
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What does crenulated mean?
An animal’s crenulated tooth, fin, wing, or other body part has a scalloped or notched edge or margin.
The scalloped or notched margin is usually narrow.
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The Archaeopteryx (Archaeopteryx lithographica) is a small pterosaur, a cousin of the dinosaur, in the Archaeopterygidae family. Archaeopteryx means ancient wings.
Palaeontologists think it was the oldest known bird that was on the Earth. It lived in the Late Jurassic period around 150 million years ago in the land that it now called Europe.
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