Bones discussion.

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I will stay with Sloth Bear only due to the length of bone .
Yes Blake it was a guess ..
Do you you have any other angles of skull even bad ones?
 

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Looking at the new pics, the size of the scapular next to the skull is huge, so it is from something with a lot of muscle mass which in that environment still point towards a member of the bear family, likewise, the skull's formation reminds me of picture od black and grizzly bear skuls I have seen... wouldnt happen to have a picture of the underside of the skull by any chance?
 

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Thanks for the extra pics BOD this is a real brain teaser well done
I will stay with bear family on size and stay with Sloth bear , I hope they are in that area:)
Doing just a pic search on net is not a great help needing to id from angles that don't match each other.

What was your thoughts.
 

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Well my first on scene thoughts were tiger/leopard then leopard then bear by the days end. Went back the next day to collect the remains and the biologist said leopard due to sagittal crest.

The thinking is that it could be a bear now.
 

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I will stay bear
If you do get an answer please let us know the result.
 

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The bones of flying birds are hollow and relatively thin to save weight.
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Red necked wallaby (most likely) skull and lower jawbones, found within a few metres of each other. Predators and scavengers will often move bones around.



 
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I was thinking that the mandible here could be that of a cow, but the skull found about three metres away looks less like a cows to me. [No horn holes or horns.]

Can I get some help please?



 

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Thinking skull shape and lack of antlers may be a young deer, .....but the sunnies have me beat.
 
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