Thursday, 25 March 2010

Good For Counting On - 15 Fingers, 16 Toes




4 comments:

  1. 0h I dont know what to say. . .ive seen an operation seperating fingers, amazing.

    His toes. . . I gather is two sets to each foot. Does that mean there was meant to be a twin!!? Egg split, didnt survive and other twin got absorbed in the body apart from these hand and feet cells. . Interestin' to think about.

    Thank god its the present day of understanding. If donkeys years ago,(little house on the praire era). This person would have been shuned and treated like a freak. . .perhaps worse still put in a carnaval.

    Ignorance in those days was cruilty of understanding, empathy and compassion.

    2010 still goes on in third world countries unfortunately. . :((

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  2. Multiple digits doesn't sound like an indication of a vestigial twin. This appears to be "polydactyly", or larger numbers of digits than normal, which has some genetic cause.

    OTOH, live long and prosper!

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  3. Chazza, with all we see today on TV and the internet these days, this is mild, I suppose.

    Anon, I guess the fingers and toes didn't know when to stop growing. OTOH...I see what you did there :-)

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  4. OMG! I hope he could receive a successful operation because in my opinion 15 fingers is not comfortable. This kid should be included on the record guiness.

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