Figure 1.

The morphology of the tammar wallaby autopod (A) Diagram of the macropodid forelimb and hindlimb bones (Adapted from [53]). (B) A day 150 post-partum (pp) forelimb (inset) and hindlimb stained for bone and cartilage with alcian blue and counter stained with alizarin red. (C) A day 120 pp forelimb (inset) and hindlimb. (D) An adult tammar forelimb (inset) and hindlimb. In the forelimb, all five digits were present. In contrast the most anterior digits of the hindlimb were the syndactylous digits two and three. Digits are numbered with Roman numerals.

Chew et al. BMC Developmental Biology 2012 12:2   doi:10.1186/1471-213X-12-2
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