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Your species would look like a human Point blank, hominin hominids, specifically members of the genus Homo, are about as close as Primates have ever gotten to producing a specialized carnivore. Homo sapiens and Homo neanderthalensis are actually some of the most carnivorous primates ever aside from the insectivorous tarsiers. Researchers have actually ...


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They would look like this, apparently: This Guy's Eaten Nothing but Raw Meat for Five Years But onto the meat of your question: Long, strong legs for running and chasing (or even the ability to alternate between being on 2 legs and all fours when chasing prey), We've already got excellent legs for running and chasing. Sure, we can't outrun many prey ...


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The explanation of why the square-cube law is effective at limiting the upscaling/downscaling of organisms is that the weight of organisms grows with the mass, which is proportional to the volume, thus the cube of linear dimensions, while the resistance capability of the bones grows with their cross-section, thus with the square of the linear dimensions. If ...


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chiropter which is Greek for "hand-wing". Notably, the scientific name for bats is the order Chiroptera.


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Talons or fore-talons Some birds have feet designed to grasp prey in a manner similar to hands so they would likely generalise this vocabulary. Talons of the feet are distinctly different things under this nomenclature, however I could see a cat-person calling their hands paws, so I don't think that's a big stumbling block, at worst you'd differentiate them ...


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Claws. If the hands of this hypothetical race are constructed similarly to how bird feet are constructed, I think referring to them as "claws" would be within the realm of reason. Bird feet are clawed and covered in scales, so calling the appendage as a whole "claws" is within English idiom, if perhaps somewhat derogatory by indicating ...


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Hand The correct biological term is hand. a hand is the distal portion of a forelimb used for grasping, if the walk on it it is called a forepaw, if they use it to fly it is wing, if they use it to swim fore-flipper or just flipper if they have no hind-flipper. You are wrong that birds do not have hands, Hoatzin have hands, other birds do not have hands but ...


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Manus or digits are used in reference to pterosaurs. See 1 and 2


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You could call your bird's fingers phalanges because that is what they are. Phalanges is not a bird specific term but a tetrapod term. Our phalanges are our fingers, each one being a phalanx and I presume for your bird too. Your bird does not have a hand because the carpals and metacarpals that make up the human hand are otherwise occupied for the bird. ...


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If you want something that is specific and biologically apt, then go for Latin or Greek (ancient). Latin would be Manus. "the biological term for the distal portion of the forelimb in tetrapods" (hand). Whence we get mannerism (to do with gestures). Greek would be Chiron "From χέριον" (hand). The Ch is not the familiar sound from &...


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Well no because bigger creatures give birth to bigger babies. Example: A monkey is bigger than a rat but a monkey's baby is bigger than a rat baby.


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I saw someone say something about using Autistic people as a guideline, quick tip: don't do that, it's dehumanizing. Anyways one thing you can do is have their eyes never change shape, like never squinting or never closing, try having them always open wide, or try having their mouth only open in one direction when they speak, so it looks kinda like they're ...


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One of the significant reasons as to why human babies take so long to learn how to walk (compared to other species) is that our brains are not formed the same. In humans, the prefrontal cortex (at the front) is much larger than other species (which is why we have large foreheads). In most other animals, the cerebellum (back of the head) is larger, which ...


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They have a huge immobile Queen Just like with termites, the queen humanoid is comparatively huge. She is attended constantly by humanoid workers whose sole purpose in life is to provide her with nutrition and clear away waste. When a fully formed humanoid is born, they are taken away to humanoid 'school' to learn language skills and the ways of their caste; ...


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When it comes to biology, there are very few things that isn't possible. First, i'm not a biologist, this is an opinion based on my limited knowledge on evolution, biology etc. To say that babies are born "early" because the head otherwise couldn't pass through the birth canal, is a bit of a mis-representation of the truth. There is no reason the ...


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