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A coyote atlas and a dire wolf maxilla in a toothy entanglement

May 12, 2014

As currently exposed in Box 14, this coyote atlas (second neck vertebra) is sitting on top of a dire wolf maxilla (upper jaw) with the dire wolf's canine going right through the space for the...

Teratorn Beak

Mar 9, 2014

An exciting large bird skull element was found in Box 14 recently!  This is Project 23’s first beak from the extinct predatory bird Teratornis merriami.  With a wingspan...


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