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Old 09-24-2018, 09:51 AM
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Found this skull last weekend while fishing the beach on Chappaquiddick Island (Martha's Vineyard) last weekend... Spare me the Mary Jo/Kennedy wisecracks.

Anyone know what it is?


Unknown Skull - Chappaquiddick


Unknown Skull - Chappaquiddick


Unknown Skull - Chappaquiddick

My guess is some sort of sea turtle, judging by the relatively wide head and the squared-off "beak"... I put a quarter in there for scale.

TIA...
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Sasquatch! did you try tree knocking for a response?
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looks like some kinda bird skull
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ANOTHER Teddy victim, that old bastard!!!
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The side view looks very bird like.
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clearly an adolescent chupacabra
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Turtle
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A bird skull of some kind....fairly large orbits (eye sockets) and the honeycombing of the bone is a bird thing, for light weight.
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Why would someone ask if there are any ______ experts here, try and pick a subject we aren’t experts at
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My guess is a bird
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Not a turtle
my initial thought was bird
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I think it is a pelvis of something.
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its a bird, most likely some kind of gull
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It’s the skeleton of a salamander sitting on a jagged rock.
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Looks like an armadillo to me.
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Chipmunk!
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Originally Posted by bugnut View Post
It’s the skeleton of a salamander sitting on a jagged rock.
i lol'd
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It's definitely a bird kinda hard to tell exactly what kind from what your showing here!

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