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Old 07-09-06, 12:47 PM
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Found it in a stream while flyfishing. The brown stain is from the tannins in the water around here. I am guessing its either a really large deer or smallish moose. There are also cattle nearby so it possibly could be a cow.
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Old 07-09-06, 01:07 PM
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either a cow or one of Kvrdave's dead horses
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Old 07-09-06, 01:11 PM
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That is one HUGE eye socket.
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Old 07-09-06, 01:13 PM
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Yep, it's cow skull.
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Old 07-09-06, 01:25 PM
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It seems to be a cow skull




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Old 07-09-06, 01:33 PM
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I bet I could find a scientist to claim it was 1,450,000 years old and came from a RARE breed of cow, which used to roam these lands, feeding on grass blades that were as tall as trees! You could be rich my friend!
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I'd say it's a deer. Look at the remains of the antlers. (stubs)
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Deer don't have that big of eye sockets. Well, not in my neighborhood anyway.
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Old 07-09-06, 05:44 PM
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Originally Posted by Quatermass
I'd say it's a deer. Look at the remains of the antlers. (stubs)
Thats what I thought too, but for a deer its pretty huge. You can't tell from the photos, but there is a molar that hasn't grown in on one side. I'll try to get a picture of it later. I will also try to get one with a tape measure for scale.
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I grew up on a farm, and it looks like most cow skulls that I've seen before.
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