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The skeletons of the wings of birds, on the other hand, consist of elongated metacarpals, similar to finger bones.
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The great wing finger was bent backward, and only touched the ground where it fitted upon the wing metacarpal bone.
The metacarpal bones are much longer than the bones of the fore-arm, and about twice the length of the humerus.
The first digit of the hand in clawed animals has the metacarpal bone short, or shorter than the others.
Between the first and fifth or wing metacarpal are the three slender metacarpal bones which give attachment to the clawed digits.
In Pterodactyles the metacarpal bones are, as we have seen, arranged in close contact, and take no part in stretching the wing.