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Old 07-10-04, 09:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Extra Bones in Snakes

I have heard things regarding snakes having some extra bones in their bodies that may have been legs at one time. Is this factual?
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Old 07-10-04, 09:32 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Yeah there are horn type things near the head of some vipers. I think.

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Old 07-10-04, 09:49 PM   #3 (permalink)
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i think there are some species that have remnants of pelvic girdles, but im not sure which ones. boas have spurs, but they arent bones, just tiny claw things.
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Old 07-10-04, 10:30 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Boids have the remenants of legs that manifest themselves as spurs.

I sure hope you were kidding about the horns on desert vipers reptiguy. Those are just special scales.
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