To fit the function, the limb has somecharacteristics which are as follows:
Compared with the lower limb, the bones of the upper limb aremore slender and lighter than those inlower limb.
The joints are flabbier .
Concerning the 1st metacarpal bone:
having a saddle-shaped base, which isdifferent from others.
rotated around others to form a rightangle that is easily to grasp the tools.It is a great difference from other mammals.