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Dinosaur Bones is a puzzle in Professor Layton and the Last Specter.

Puzzle

US Version

The description of this prehistoric skeleton reads:

"One can identify how many bones this dinosaur has with a thorough examination of the skeleton."

A visitor nearby said, "I have a feeling the number must be in the hundreds..."

Can you come up with a more accurate figure? How many bones does this dinosaur have exactly?

UK Version

The description of this prehistoric skeleton reads:
"By looking at this dinosaur's skeleton, you should be able to identify how many bones it has."

A visitor nearby said, "I have a feeling the number must be in the hundreds..."

Can you come up with a more accurate figure? How many bones does this dinosaur have exactly?

Hints




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US Version

You shouldn't have to count every bone one by one.

Some visitors can work out the number of bones at a quick glance.

UK Version

You shouldn't need to count every bone one by one.

Some visitors can work out how many bones the skeleton has straight away.

US Version

Take a close look at the skeleton, or maybe it will be more obvious if you back up a little.

You should be able to figure it out however you look at it.

UK Version

Have a close look at the skeleton, or maybe it will be more obvious if you move back a bit.

You should be able to work it out however you look at it.

US Version

When asked to be more specific, the visitor said, "I'm sure it's in the hundreds, and one of the numbers is definitely a 6."

Can you see a 6 somewhere?

UK Version

When asked to be more specific, the visitor said, "I'm sure it's in the hundreds and one of the numbers is definitely a 6."

Do you think he can see a 6 somewhere on the skeleton?

If you look at the dinosaur's ribs upside down, it should be obvious.

You can make out the number now, can't you?


Solution

Incorrect

Too bad!

Look harder.

Correct

Bone-anza!

The dinosaur skeleton has 326 bones. The ribs give it away if you look at the dinosaur upside down.

US Version

However, I doubt these bones are part of the real skeleton. I think someone at the museum was having some fun...

UK Version

However, I doubt these bones are part of the real skeleton. Maybe somebody is playing a prank...

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