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Description:

Skull found on the Washington State, USA shoreline. Near the city "Forks."

Notes:

Two additional photos are available. I need a way to add them to this spotting.

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8 Comments

lightworkerpeace
lightworkerpeace 6 years ago

Thank you for your feedback, Emily! I'll keep an open eye for other skull remains and post them!

EmilyMarino
EmilyMarino 6 years ago

I did a little more research and this could be the partial skull of a California sea lion. This was probably a sub adult or a female! If you got back to the spot you found this partial skull and walk the high water line for a mile or so in either direction you may find other bones or complete skulls! Thanks for sharing your beach find!

EmilyMarino
EmilyMarino 6 years ago

I believe this is a pinniped of some kind. I think it is a sea lion but not sure which specie. I'll do a little more research! Cool find!

lightworkerpeace
lightworkerpeace 6 years ago

Thank you, Cindy! Added!

This would be a great addition to the Identiflying Animals Through Osteology mission: http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/8475...

lightworkerpeace
lightworkerpeace 6 years ago

Any guesses?

lightworkerpeace
lightworkerpeace 6 years ago

Hi Daniele! Thank you for the tip! I wish we could add even more photos!

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 6 years ago

Hi lightworkerpeace! As there is an upload limit of 6 pictures per spotting, what you can do with your 2 extra shots is create a composite image with them and one of the pictures in this series, then remove this picture and add the composite as the 6th picture.

lightworkerpeace
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lightworkerpeace

Forks, Washington, USA

Spotted on Feb 27, 2014
Submitted on Mar 1, 2014

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