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By studying the fossilized remains of the animal's teeth, skull, and humerus, the researchers determined the 50-pound climber roamed rainforests about 18 to 26 million years ago, during the late Oligocene and early Miocene eras.
That’s the hardware that currently holds together the humerus of senior Matthew Andres’ right arm.
Reid eventually wound up in the emergency room at Rush University Medical Center, at Harrison and Ashland, where she was diagnosed with a lateral fracture of the humerus—the upper arm bone—near the shoulder.
Additional portions of the skeleton—including neck vertebrae, ribs, a humerus and part of the lower jaw—were later recovered.
The humerus of one arm featured a lumpy calcified mass.
Marvin had three torn ligaments and additional damage in her right knee, a humerus broken in three places, and a soda-can-size hole in her arm where the bone had burst through.
Limited to just three innings at Double-A Chattanooga after an impressive stint in his first big-league camp, Burdi, 24, was diagnosed with a bruised humerus.
In a photo included in a National Geographic News report, Soibelzon holds up the humerus – upper arm bone – of the bear next to that of an elephant, and the two are nearly equal in size.
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