I recently found some pictures of animals' skeletons. Does anyone know what species they are?

  • $\begingroup$ The pictures appear to be computationally generated or computationally enhanced visualizations (e.g.: change in color rather than in polygons around joints). Did the source perhaps include further images? $\endgroup$ – tsttst Jan 19 '18 at 5:41
  • $\begingroup$ @tsttst Seems to be animal under X-ray. $\endgroup$ – aircraft Jan 19 '18 at 5:46
  • $\begingroup$ @aircraft - They are not xrays. Just dramatically lit/shaded, maybe even computer generated, but not xrays. $\endgroup$ – anongoodnurse Jan 19 '18 at 17:35
  • $\begingroup$ The first, as @John said, is a water mammal: a seal, sea lion, something along those lines. The teeth are consistent with the Australian fur seal. The second, I have no clue. It's very light, fast, (I thought maybe a flying squirrel, but the 'hands' are wrong.) Seeing the teeth would help. $\endgroup$ – anongoodnurse Jan 19 '18 at 17:47

The top is some kind of seal (the flippers give it away) and the bottom is some kind of lemur (the long thin limbs and tail with the narrow skull) but that is the best I can do from just those photos. It might be a flying lemur but again from just the one photo without scale is difficult to say for certain.

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  • $\begingroup$ the <a href="goo.gl/images/jRXGaU">lemur</a>'s tail is longer than its trunk. $\endgroup$ – aircraft Jan 19 '18 at 7:33
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    $\begingroup$ @aircraft There are many species of lemur with vastly different tail lengths, and we cant see how long the tail in the image is that well. Also your link is broken. $\endgroup$ – John Jan 19 '18 at 16:02

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