paleontology
A large fossil bone find in Indiana

This bone was found in southern Indiana on the side of a hill.

Indiana fossil mammal

The bone was partially buried, thought it was a rock at first.

Fossil Hunter Bud N.

Location: Southern Indiana

Note: Possibly a large Pleistocene mammal, but possibly a large modern animal as well. Can anyone help Bud identify his find? Please leave a comment.

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3 Responses to “Southern Indiana Mammal Fossil”

  1. Keith C Krqaushaar says:

    Show the bone/fossil to a vetraniarin. So times they can help to identify it.

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  2. Nick says:

    I looks to be a cow or bison femur. I would guess modern cow but I am not familiar with your area or what the Pleistocene material from that location looks like..

    - Nick

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  3. Ron says:

    It is a Bison or domestic cow L femur. THere are subtile differences on the lower
    (photo right) end that may distinguish them. Not a muskox or Cervalces (your specimen is too bulky & details different).

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