This was quite awesome to do. We had to draw from life from a statue that showed how the muscles work, so no skin. And next to it we had a skeleton and we had to fit the bones into the statue on a see trough paper. Fun challenge and I think it looks quite neat.
Demonstration of talon flexion and extension in birds. Because the toes naturally flex when the legs are drawn to the body thanks to the pulley system of long tendons that control their feet, birds can perch without using any muscles, instead relying on their own body weight to keep them safely in place.