Step 4: Exposing the Bones of the Leg

Carefully tease away the biceps femoris and gastrocnemius to expose the 3 leg bones:

Tibia, Fibula, and Femur.

The fibula is a very thin bone that may have been broken in the process of exposing the bones.

Note that the joint of the hip is called a ball and socket joint. Examine how the bones fit into the pelvis

rat leg

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