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by tlongren
Tue Sep 03, 2013 3:49 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Help with old, heavy bone id
Replies: 7
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by tlongren
Tue Sep 03, 2013 3:48 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Help with old, heavy bone id
Replies: 7
Views: 7417

Here's what Matthew G Hill from the Archaeology department at Iowa State University said:
Nice specimen. It’s an axis vertebra (that is, the second cervical) from a bison.
by tlongren
Mon Aug 26, 2013 9:02 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Help with old, heavy bone id
Replies: 7
Views: 7417

Kinda what I'm hoping, too! Will take some more photos with a yard or meter stick tonight and upload for ya. :)
by tlongren
Fri Aug 23, 2013 4:14 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Help with old, heavy bone id
Replies: 7
Views: 7417

I'll get more photos with a ruler for comparison tonight.

Will also weigh it alone and do a displacement test. Will report back.

Thank you for the suggestions, animartco.

Oh, the blue thing is a standard size BIC lighter.
by tlongren
Mon Aug 19, 2013 12:57 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Help with old, heavy bone id
Replies: 7
Views: 7417

Help with old, heavy bone id

Hi, I came across this vertebrae today while walking in the South Skunk river in central Iowa. It was pretty much covered in sand, but the water is really low right now. 2 inches in some places. Average depth is probably about 1 foot right now. Anyway, one photo is attached. The rest can be seen in ...