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joshfriel
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Mystery Vertebrae

Post by joshfriel » Sat Dec 02, 2006 2:26 pm

I found a very clean vertebrae on a beach in South Korea. It was in an area with debris that had been washed ashore. However, it could be from an aquatic or a terrestrial animal. Does anyone have any ideas what animal it could be from, or another source I could look to?

The measuring stick is in centimeters.
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Post by Condraz23 » Sat Dec 02, 2006 10:25 pm

From the looks of it, I think it probably belongs to an animal in the phylum "Chordata".
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Genus "Cordata"

Post by joshfriel » Mon Dec 04, 2006 2:53 am

I did a search for genus "Cordata." The closest thing I found is some tree species with the word Cordata in them.

If you meant "chordata," the phylum name, then i would agree with you. Since only chordates have vertebrae.

If anyone could give me even a family, that would be a start.

Thanks in advance.

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Post by khyberpass » Sun Dec 10, 2006 1:51 pm

imo...It could be a sheep/ goat or a dog vertebra

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Post by sachin » Sun Dec 10, 2006 2:54 pm

Watching Vertebrae I can say..
The animal should be less than 3 ft.
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