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Fruitbat posted a topic in DocumentsThese are a few of the pdf files (and a few Microsoft Word documents) that I've accumulated in my web browsing. MOST of these are hyperlinked to their source. If you want one that is not hyperlinked or if the link isn't working, e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I'll be happy to send it to you. Please note that this list will be updated continuously as I find more available resources. All of these files are freely available on the Internet so there should be no copyright issues. Articles with author names in RED are new additions since March 23, 2018
From the album: BONESThese are examples of the osteoderms from two species of armadillos in the Family DASYPODIDAE (giant armadillos are in a different family, the PAMPATHERIIDAE). The smaller bones on the upper left and on the far right belong to a modern nine-banded armadillo, Dasypus novemcinctus. This smaller armadillo is not known as a fossil from Florida. The larger bones are from the Late Pleistocene armadillo, Dasypus bellus, the "beautiful" armadillo. The elongated rectangular bones on the right are from the imbricating bands which girdle the shell of these armadillos. (This image is best viewed b
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