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Found a lot of bones at a dry site today. These are the three I’m most curious about. Can anyone ID these? 

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It won’t let me upload the other pics, grrr

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ynot
10 minutes ago, Racheld1 said:

It won’t let me upload the other pics, grrr

Refresh the page.

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Racheld1
15 minutes ago, ynot said:

Refresh the page.

You are brilliant. Thank you!

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suchomimus20

age of the bones/site please. 

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LordTrilobite

The first bone looks like part of a mammal hip.

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Rockwood

The third one is an interesting piece. It has the density of dugong bone, but doesn't look quite like it to me.

Are those lines of arrested growth ? Or is it even bone ? :headscratch:

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6 hours ago, suchomimus20 said:

age of the bones/site please. 

I’m not sure!!! I was in a pit 12-15 feet deep. North port, fl

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3 hours ago, Rockwood said:

The third one is an interesting piece. It has the density of dugong bone, but doesn't look quite like it to me.

Are those lines of arrested growth ? Or is it even bone ? :headscratch:

Those “growth rings” are what intrigued me! Not sure what it could be 

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Plantguy

Yep I agree # 3 is dugong bone...

They do exhibit the banding yours has....usually they are very dense and very heavy for their size of those fragments...you think you are picking up a piece of iron when you get a really good sized piece...its kind of amazing!

Here's a link to the UF site that has a pic of the banding for comparison...

https://www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/florida-vertebrate-fossils/species/metaxytherium-floridanum

Sorry, cant help with what types of bones the others are or from whom...

 

Regards, Chris 

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25 minutes ago, Plantguy said:

Yep I agree # 3 is dugong bone...

They do exhibit the banding yours has....usually they are very dense and very heavy for their size of those fragments...you think you are picking up a piece of iron when you get a really good sized piece...its kind of amazing!

Here's a link to the UF site that has a pic of the banding for comparison...

https://www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/florida-vertebrate-fossils/species/metaxytherium-floridanum

Sorry, cant help with what types of bones the others are or from whom...

 

Regards, Chris 

Thank you for the response!! One mystery down 

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Racheld1

Update- bone #1 is a manatee ulna!

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ynot
4 hours ago, Racheld1 said:

Update- bone #1 is a manatee ulna!

Sounds nice.

How was this determined?

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19 hours ago, ynot said:

Sounds nice.

How was this determined?

I emailed Dr. Richard Hulbert at the Fl Museum of Natural History. I was just super curious about that bone! Couldn't help myself. He probably gets a plethora of emails asking for IDs. 

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