The Lost World - Fifth Configuration Summary & Analysis

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Fifth Configuration Summary

Everyone except Levine, who remains in the hide, clusters around the baby tyrannosaur in the trailer. Eddie has fitted the unconscious baby with an oxygen mask and plans to fix its broken leg. Malcolm warns him against interfering with the system, but Eddie insists that it's the right thing to do. They x-ray the leg and find the still developing broken bone. If they don't intervene, the broken fibula will heal crookedly, leaving the baby crippled and vulnerable to predators. Eddie has prepared a polymer resin to use as a cast, but Harding warns him that the cast will kill the baby, too, because the growing animal will outgrow the cast. They need something that will wear or break off in three to five weeks when the leg is healed. Eddie tells Thorne that this is like one of Thorne's creative...

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