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During my last couple of visits to the Peace River I found several large Proboscidean bones. I was concerned about consolidating them due to their size. With my previous preservation efforts I used cardboard to set my specimens on after giving them a vinac and acetone bath. I had found that if I did not rotate the wet specimens I would wind up with drip marks and white blemishes where the bones actually would stick to the runoff liquid. With this in mind I tried to come up with some type of drying rack and a tool to dip the large specimens into the solution with and retrieve them without t
I posted a report in the trip section yesterday that included this bone I am not sure about on an ID. @Ash suggested the tip of a mammoth femur and in looking at a number of mammoth femur photos I think he is right. If anyone can corroborate or suggest an alternative your input would be appreciated.