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Good morning, I am requesting help with ID on a bone I found in the Neuse River in Craven County in eastern NC NC.  I have searched google but not able to find a bone of this shape. It measures 2 inches by 2.5 inches. What throws me is the twist in the bone, probably a result of excessive wearing in the River. Thank you

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The twist is real. If it was worn into that shape you'd see the pores instead of smooth bone.

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Thank you Plax for replying to my post. I always learn something new from your responses. 

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Probably more of a shot in the dark guess verse an educated guess but I want to try out all that I have learned over the last year or so...

 

Since the twist is more natural verse river worn, I want to call this an astragalus of some smaller to medium sized 

 Pleistocene Epoch animal ( could be on younger end of time scale). Anyone want to confirm or decline my assessment? 

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My first thought was for ankle/wrist bone.

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Ynot, thank you for the reply. THis will help narrow down my research. 

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