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Discussion in 'Skulls and Skeletons' started by fish stuffer, Sep 12, 2018.

  1. fish stuffer

    fish stuffer Active Member

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    What do ya'll think about that guy pulling up the Irish elk skull from a lake? U-tube. I'd shure like to have it.
     
  2. joeym

    joeym Jeannette & Joey @ Dunn's Falls

    I saw that! The maceration time was a little long!
     
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  3. Sea Wolf

    Sea Wolf Well-Known Member

    Damn. Right place at the right time.


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  4. Carb nut

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    That looks like a fossil I’ve never seen Irish elks that big
    Edit: nvm it is, but wouldn’t it be broken down? Like the dinosaur fossils? Or something
     
  5. Sea Wolf

    Sea Wolf Well-Known Member

    At @10,000 years old, it's a fossil. That big? That's a small one compared to ones in museums I've seen pics of. Chances are that that lake, wasn't there when these critters were roaming around. 70 miles and more off shore of where I live, boats often bring up ice age fossils of mammoths and other animals of the time. Back then, what is now under 100 feet of water, was dry ground.
     
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  6. Megan :)

    Megan :) Well-Known Member

    I think it's awesome. Wouldn't be able to fit that in my house though :D
     
  7. Sea Wolf

    Sea Wolf Well-Known Member

    I bet you could get it in the door sideways.
     
  8. joeym

    joeym Jeannette & Joey @ Dunn's Falls

  9. Sea Wolf

    Sea Wolf Well-Known Member

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    BowDeadly "LIFE IS GREAT" It's better with a bow



     
  11. byrdman

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    fossils did you see the hammer they found in texas so old the handle was turning to coal shows people were here 10,000 years ago
     
  12. byrdman

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    wonder if theres any dna in teeth japanese can clone it
     
  13. Sea Wolf

    Sea Wolf Well-Known Member

    The "London Hammer"? Carbon dating on that showed it to be between modern age to 700 years old. Iron in that is modern. Iron does weird things when sitting in mineral rich environments. You should see the huge rocks they bring up off the bottom of the ocean here with cannons inside of them as well as other odd iron things. Takes them a long time to dissolve off the rock as they don't want to bash it off and damage what is inside.
     
  14. byrdman

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    no it was embedded in a rock that was 400 million years old and wood handle was starting to turn to coal steel was more pure than our modern steel experts dated it between 400-500 million years old
     
  15. George

    George The older I get, the better I was.

    I'm with Sea Wolf on this one. That is a SMALL Irish elk to a couple that I've seen. I think the one Ken Walker did for the World Show some years back had a much bigger spread though the palmation may not have been as big.
     
  16. Sea Wolf

    Sea Wolf Well-Known Member

    Impressive job.

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