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Mammal bone

Observed: 18th June 2011 By: picturetilecompany
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A large, interestingly shaped bone washed up on Whitley Bay beach (North Sea coast).
Might be a shoulder blade? Any suggestions would be very welcome.

  • Cow
    Confidence: It might be this.
    Likely ID
    Mammal scapula (shoulder bone.
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
Species interactions

No interactions present.


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This is a scapula (shoulder bone), but there is not enough of it to be sure what species.

However, it probably is a cow.

Graham Banwell

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Thanks Graham, I'll go back

Thanks Graham, I'll go back to the beach for the rest of the cow...