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Found 312 results

  1. Fish skull bone. Any guesses on species?

    Found near McFaddin Beach Texas. I know it belongs to a fish but I was hoping someone might point me in the direction of the possible species?
  2. Possible skull?

    I know its highly unlikely but the more I look at this the more I'm convinced it's a fossilised skull. It seems to have a clear line where mouth should be and it's very symmetrical. Any help with identification (or refution) would be greatly appreciated.
  3. Possible whale skull

    Hi Everyone I found something today that looks like a possible whale skull. Does anyone have any idea what it could be? @Boesse @Doctor Mud Thanks so much!
  4. Consolidating a bison skull

    Ok I have a large mostly complete bison skull I need to consolidate as it has started flaking. I have some butvar 76 and acetone, which I understand I should mix at a ratio of 1:50 for stabilizing. I have soaked old gun stocks I mb acetone in aluminum pans in the past, I am thinking of doing this as it appears for stabilization you want to submerge the skull for about 10 minutes, not just pour it or paint it on correct?
  5. 3D Printer Files

    I'm hoping someone can point me in the direction of somewhere that has 3-D printer files available for download of fossils, specifically skulls. I teach geology over the summers to children, and would love to incorporate a couple 3-D printed skulls if possible. I believe I have located a 3-D printer and a friend who is willing to let me print a few things. If anyone has a website that they can recommend which makes its 3-D printer files available or would be willing to share their own files with me, I would greatly appreciate it. No preference on species, variety is preferred to show a better depiction of Earth's history.
  6. Asymmetric horns just like some deer antlers. So when half a skull is found, you can't assume the other side was symmetrical. How many times do we find half a skull? https://m.phys.org/news/2019-11-dinosaur-skull-paleontology-assumptions.html
  7. Prepped Oreodont skull

    Here is an Oreodont skull I prepped a few years ago. I did have to glue some of the larger rear skull pieces together, but otherwise there are no restorations. Just sharing with the group.
  8. I got this from a friend about 2 months back. Lately the black coating on it has been flaking off. I am not sure what it is and was curious if I should remove it or do I need to stabilize it with something?
  9. Oligocene insectivore

    The garage was a bit chilly to work in today so I decide to work in the office at my scope a bit instead. I'd like to be able to identify this piece (Peratherium, Centetodon?) but I'm struggling with all the post cranial elements covering the teeth. Any suggestions from the perpetrator community for how to proceed?
  10. Hello! I see this psittacosaurus skull on internet. It seems real? Is small the sizes are 6.5 5,3 4,1 cm Thank you so much.
  11. Possible fish skull

    Hello again. I found this strange bone on the beach in abu dhabi ruwais. I am not sure if it is a fossil, it is ver porous. It is about 1.5cm thick The beach was man made, so I am not sure exactly where this might of came from.
  12. Bones Central Texas

    I found a deer skull in an area of Central Texas where Native Americans lived for over 12,000 years. The skull was found half way up a tree. Near by were other weathered bones, mainly of deer. Additonally I found an unusal orbital socket, I guess that is the term. The eye socket is the same height as that of the deer, but much more elongated and it looks like the nose would have been very near the eyes, like a cat. I am posting a picture of the bones in hopes that someone has knowledge about both living and extinct Texas wildlife. I can post different angles, if needed. Thanks for looking and any help you can provide!
  13. Skull id

    Found this skull on the Arkansas river in Wichita. Anyone have an idea on if this is domestic dog or wolf? We can and do find skulls and bones going back to the ice age on the river so want to finally know what I have
  14. Skull Found on Atlantic Shoreline

    Can anyone identify this what type of marine life this skull is part of? I found it today along the East Coast of United States - Atlantic Ocean Spoon in photo for scale. The strange up raised markings on top are perplexing. Type of Eel perhaps? It's wet from me rinsing it in sink. Thank you!
  15. I found this lovely skull recently in Florida's Peace River. It was near a spot of fresh erosion from a high bank that contains a thin gravely-shelly layer running through Holocene-Pleistocene overburden. You could see the fossils weathering out of the bank and falling into the water below. A gravel bar had accumulated near the bank in the river and it was littered with fossils. I did not see any evidence of Miocene fauna, like the usual dugong ribs or megalodon teeth. Sitting in plain sight, upside-down (teeth up) in barely 4-6 inches of water was this skull. It is fossilized. Dense with a dark patina. To my delight, it had a canine intact and it is a beautiful color of blue that is similar to what you see in some Bone Valley fossils (and shark teeth) that have been buried in the right localized conditions. All of the remaining molars have some of the same blue coloration. So, I am thinking this is not recent and may be something interesting (hopefully)? It's quite small, as you can see in the photos. Is it a small critter, or a juvenile-version of a larger species? I would love it to be something like a juvenile dire wolf pup, instead of something less sexy like an ancient opossum. Any guesses on what this could be?
  16. Hyracodon Skull

    Good evening I have a Hyracodon skull. Nearly complete, but does have some putty work done to the upper. Excellent teeth. I have two of these and wouldnt mind losing one. I just wanted to see what any of you had to trade of equal value. Not really looking for anything in particualar. Show me what you are willing to trade!
  17. T Rex bite article

    An article discussing research on T Rex skull and jaw anatomy and implications for "bite." https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/2019/09/t-rex-bite-could-have-crushed-a-car-thanks-to-its-stiff-skull/?cmpid=org=ngp::mc=crm-email::src=ngp::cmp=editorial::add=Science_20191002&rid=68DAEDD7EC7A307D1290E5C3629C1CCF
  18. What’s this peculiar skull-thingy?

    So, I found this in an area of TN where several marine fossils have turned up (various Gastropoda, trilobites, and more), but this was unearthed at the site of some serious deep water erosion and a small land slide at the banks of a lake. It looks to me like a skull of some sort, where the animal in question perhaps keeled over and laid for a looong time on its right side, hence the “squashing” of that surface. Apart from the somewhat mashed right side, and some chipping to the snout, it’s otherwise perfectly symmetrical.
  19. Bull Canyon Formation

    Here are some of my Bull Canyon Formation fossils from New Mexico.
  20. Partial Skull Needs ID

    Hello found this damaged skull on a rock bar in southern Minnesota. Thoughts on what it could be from? Insert existing attachment
  21. Bone Identification - Botswana Skull

    Hi everyone, Can you help me identify what animal this may be? It was found in Botswana. It is a semi-arid climate. Any idea if it's carnivorous or not? Any clues are helpful! Thanks.
  22. Good day everyone, I'm looking into these two partial mammal skulls: An oreodont Merycoidodon and a Camel Poebrotherium. I'd like some help to find out if these are all real or have been partially fabricated, enhanced, composited, total fakes. Photos 1-4: Merycoidodon culbertsoni Oligocene Nebraska Photos 5-8: Camel Poebrotherium labiatum Brule Formation Oligocene-Whiteriverian Converse County, Wyoming
  23. Mosasaur skull cast

    Hello evereybody, I dont know if this is the right place to post this but I would be interested to learn more about mosasaur skull three-dimensional anatomy. Do someone know where it is possible to buy accurate mosasaur's skull cast? I am looking for something more educational than decorative and ideally not too big. I know that there are plenty of interesting stuffs on the web but from my experience in human medecine nothing is as good as a three-dimentional model to understand complex anatomical structure like the skull. Thanks for helping!
  24. I found this on the Yellowstone River after high water, it had washed onto an island on the river and gotten caught in an old tree that was also beached on the island. It is 22" from tip to tip and heavier than I would have expected as if it has begun mineralization. The base of the horn cones are 3 1/8" at their largest dimension. Could this be a Bison Antiquus? Any insight would be greatly appreciated.
  25. Hello is this psittacosaurus skull is real and any restoration and repair done to it ?
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