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Image Title:

Tuatara skeleton

Description:

This is a preserved tuatara that has been imaged using X-ray microtomography. In addition to the skeleton, scleral ossicles, tiny sesamoid bones, and eggs within the abdomen can be seen. This was one of several rare and historically valuable tuatara specimens to be scanned and made freely available at https://osf.io/bds35/.  

Lead Submitting Author

Sophie Regnault (Structure and Motion Lab, Royal Veterinary College)

Submitted on:

1 February 2017

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Image Title:

Chick inner ear

Description:

A micro-CT reconstructed image of a 10-day-old chick embryo with the inner ear structures. The semicircular canals, vestibule and cochlea are highlighted in green

Lead Submitting Author: 

Nobue Itasaki, University of Bristol

Submitted on:

21 April 2017