(1) As in certain extant lepidosaurians, the fourth digit of the manus and pes is significantly more elongate than the others, a condition suggestive of rotation of podal elements to allow enhanced lateral pushoff.(2) The fully flexed pollex in an articulated manus of Shuvuuia is in a position similar to full flexion in Mononykus.(3) Caudipteryx has short forelimbs and a feathered manus and is likely to have been a secondarily flightless bird.(4) The enlarged medial ‘epicondyle’ of Apatosaurus may be tied with the flexors of its robust manus and pollex claw.(5) In lepidosaurs, crocodilians, and birds the medial border or epicondyle of the humerus is the origin for the major flexors of the manus and carpus.
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