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His feet are strong and made for digging; the metatarsus is elongated, and he has five toes on each foot.Buffon's Natural History. Volume IX (of 10)|Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
There is great similarity between Dinosaurs and Pterodactyles seen in the region of the instep, known as the metatarsus.Dragons of the Air|H. G. Seeley
The toes and tarso-metatarsus are usually featherless and are covered either with granular structures or with well-formed scales.
In Gallinaceous birds the tarso-metatarsus bears a bony outgrowth which is sheathed in horn and forms a spur.
The distal tarsals fuse with the second, third and fourth metatarsals, forming a compound bone, the tarso-metatarsus.