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Example Sentences for "skeleton"

The average human adult skeleton weighs about 25 poundsThe children discovered a skeleton of a dog while they were walking in the woods.

The average human adult skeleton weighs about 25 pounds.

The human skeleton has only 206 bones, but cats have 230 bones.

The world's largest, most complete, and best-preserved Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton made its grand debut to the public on May 17, 2000, at a museum in Chicago.

Birds are rare as fossils because of their fragile skeletons.

The body is supported by the skeleton, which also serves to protect the internal organs.

Hikers have found a huge skeleton of some kind of dinosaur in an old riverbed near here.

The children were fascinated by the skeleton of an elephant in the museum.

Skulls and skeletons are important symbols of the Mexican holiday known as The Day of the Dead.

Dave and I found parts of the skeleton of a gray whale while hiking on the Westcoast Trail.

Piranhas can reduce an entire cow to a skeleton in just 30 minutes.

A DNA sample was taken from a 10,000-year-old skeleton in England, and then traced to a modern-day ancestor still living in the town of Cheddar.

By examining the skeleton, researchers were able to determine that the man had been killed by a blow to the head about 3,000 years ago.

The White Cliffs of Dover take their color from the accumulation of skeletal remains of tiny organisms deposited over thousands of centuries.

The skeletal remains of an adult male have been found buried in a local park.

We had a chance to examine a real human skeleton in my high school biology class.

My mother's chemotherapy treatments had reduced her to a human skeleton, weighing only about 90 pounds.

After the bombing was over, only the skeletons of certain buildings remained standing.

He just has the barest of skeletons written for his newest novel.

An old proverb notes that every family has a skeleton in the cupboard.

A Chinese proverb observes that one may draw a dragon or a tiger, but it is hard to draw their skeletons, just as one may know a person's face but it is hard to know his heart.

Henry Miller once wrote that the world dies over and over again, but the skeleton always gets up and walks.

Discussion question: Why do skeletons scare people?

Find someone who has seen a real or artificial human skeleton.


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