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Offline fritz_monroe

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Can anyone ID this skull?
« on: March 24, 2020, 04:17:12 PM »
I was clearing the garden and stumbled upon a skull.  I'm hoping some of you guys can ID it for me.  The teeth look like they are pushing out old ones to be replaced.  I'm thinking it's an herbivore. 




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Re: Can anyone ID this skull?
« Reply #1 on: March 24, 2020, 04:32:06 PM »
The teeth do tend to speak herbivore or possible an omnivore. Skull size is hard to judge without some kind of reference.
Your general location would help with the ID as well. The large eye sockets would tend to make me think the animal is nocturnal.

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Re: Can anyone ID this skull?
« Reply #2 on: March 24, 2020, 05:40:59 PM »
I'm in Maryland.  I'll get another pic with something for scale tomorrow.

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Re: Can anyone ID this skull?
« Reply #3 on: March 30, 2020, 10:01:46 AM »
Whatever it is, it's teeth are in better shape than mine

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Re: Can anyone ID this skull?
« Reply #4 on: May 11, 2020, 02:05:49 AM »
Seems to be an omnivore, honestly. Did you eventually find out what it was or not? Found the thread and it really got me interested.

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Re: Can anyone ID this skull?
« Reply #5 on: May 11, 2020, 06:31:26 PM »
Nope, still don't know what it was.

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Re: Can anyone ID this skull?
« Reply #6 on: May 11, 2020, 07:19:17 PM »
By the way, I'm pretty sure it's a sheep skull.  :-) 

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Re: Can anyone ID this skull?
« Reply #7 on: May 11, 2020, 08:11:23 PM »
Well that would be weird.  There's no farmers with sheep for at least a 5 mile radius. 

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Re: Can anyone ID this skull?
« Reply #8 on: May 11, 2020, 10:24:35 PM »
By the way, I'm pretty sure it's a sheep skull.  :-)

I agree, but part is broke off  ( -- or goat ? but one of the two )

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Re: Can anyone ID this skull?
« Reply #9 on: May 12, 2020, 05:41:23 AM »
Yes, seems to be sheep or goat with parts missing.

Sheep


Goat