Bones were not present in any organism 500 million years ago. Over evolution, those plates evolved into the structural marvels that vertebrates now possess.
The skulls are very complex, and upon closer inspection, they appear to be from exotic and distant species. And it is only via this that they have already aided us by supplying us with ideas for amusing memes to share on the internet.
This time, people are wondering how aliens would recreate a creature if they discovered the skulls of… cats, dogs, and other animals. The hilarious results are below, but be warned: a cat may pass for a tyrannosaurus.
H/T bored panda
Ashley Mason-Burns-Meerschaert, the director of the Museum of Osteology’s teaching department, has educated us more about the bones.
With over 100 bones, the cranium of vertebrate fish has the most. Even while they appear to be identical to those of other species, there are distinctions between them. Dental changes are the only way to distinguish certain shrew and rodent species under a microscope.
Sexual dimorphism, in which males and females of the same species have different skulls, is also a possibility.
Bones change as a result of changes in the environment, food, or injury.
The huge eye beads indicate that the animal is nocturnal. The presence of big canine teeth indicates carnivory. Flying species necessitate light bones with ample air space.
The human skull has 22 bones: eight cranial and fourteen facial. When a baby is born, the frontal bone is split in two, but as the infant grows, it fuses.
An alligator’s skull, on the other hand, has 53 bones and is not the most.