Stegemann, Eileen
April 2006
New York State Conservationist;Apr2006, Vol. 60 Issue 5, p15
The article focuses on the use of bones and skull to identify what animal it belonged to. Whether it is just a partial jaw or a full skull, the bone's size, shape and structure provides one with clues to the mammal's identity and habits. Teeth are great, visual clues to an animal's identity. By examining the dentition, one can tell whether the animal is a meat-eater.


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