Friday mystery object #228


This week’s mystery object is a bit of a break from the cat skulls. Any idea what these two bones are and what species they’re from?

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As always, you can put your thoughts and suggestions in the comments section below, but if you think it’s easy please try to be a bit cryptic in your response, to give other people a chance. Enjoy!

14 thoughts on “Friday mystery object #228

  1. The scapula reminds me of hedgehog or squirrel; that hook over the joint means it’s an animal with clavicles, so it does something that needs the chest to be braced, like climbing or digging. The humerus is adaptive too, looks like a very strong shoulder joint but less so at the elbow. Maybe it does something like the flying fox does, so the strain is at the shoulder end ?

  2. The humerus has a a massive spur on it which presumably is the attachment for a big muscle – I think Jake is on the right track

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