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Id For A Hyena Skull

Discussion in 'Skulls and Skeletons' started by linoman, May 31, 2021.

  1. linoman

    linoman Member

    45
    3
  2. Sea Wolf

    Sea Wolf Well-Known Member

    Start here. They have really good photos of both the Spotted and Striped. Pay close attention to the alignment of the suture lines on the forehead as well as the pattern of the teeth on the underside of the skull and the shape of the back of the palate. http://skullbase.info/skulls/mammals/spotted_hyena.php Can find photos of the Brown to compare online too.

    Skull shows signs of being boiled to death. Already flaking and losing material. If you have paraloid, it could stand a soak in it to stabilize it from further degradation.
     
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  3. steve torna

    steve torna New Member

    24
    11
    Montana
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  4. Sea Wolf

    Sea Wolf Well-Known Member

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