Can you identify an animal from its bones?

At the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, seventh-grade students from Cuba Middle School students learned all about animal skulls. The features of each skull tell us about the unique characteristics of the animal. For example, the teeth give us clues about what the animal ate and the angle of the spinal column shows whether it walked on four legs or two. Do you think you can identify animals based on its bone structure? Check out:


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