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skulls & bones

Post by heidiann(e) on Wed May 14, 2008 2:05 pm

A while back I went with the apprentices to Ithaca College to see a glorious skull collection and learn about mammal dentition. Here's a sample of what we saw:







back to the books....


below: raccoon skulls comparing differences in the saggital crests.


below: raccoon skulls comparing differences in tooth wear & tear.




an array of bones!


Tim holding the mystery skull:


big eyes, sharp teeth (the better to hunt you, my dear!)-




is it hippsodont, brachydont, selenodont?


as always, back to the books...
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