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From the album: Marine reptiles and mammalsAlmost the entire frontal canine portion of the lower jaw of a Basilosaur. As you can see, the area where the absent front canines were, at the tip of the piece is visible, as well as where the missing last canines were situated. Although it was labeled as a Basilosaurus, I’m a little hesitant to consider that the case until I can personally corroborate the information. Apparently from Boujdour, I’m just having trouble finding information about which whales are, or are not found there, so until then I’ll leave it more open with just Basilosaur.
I bought a nice partial mosasaur skull recently and here I will share the process of prepping it a bit. I don't think I'll remove the bones from the matrix. But there's definitely some stuff that can be uncovered. There are definitely part of both frontal bones of the skull roof. The underside of the frontal is visible. There is also part of a jaw visible. I'm not quite sure yet as to which part it is. It could be either dentary, pterygoid or maxilla. Right now I'm slightly leaning towards the back of the maxilla (with the inside being visible). But time will hopefully tell. There are als