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By Bradley Adams, Pam Crabtree

Within the forensic context it truly is very common for nonhuman bones to be harassed with human is still and turn out within the health worker or coroner process. it's also very common for skeletal is still (both human and nonhuman) to be chanced on in archaeological contexts. whereas the adaptation among human and nonhuman bones is frequently very notable, it will probably even be fairly sophisticated. Fragmentation in basic terms compounds the matter. the facility to distinguish among human and nonhuman bones relies at the education of the analyst and the on hand reference and/or comparative fabric. Comparative Osteology is a photographic atlas of universal North American animal bones designed to be used as a laboratory and box consultant by means of the forensic scientist or archaeologist. The rationale of the consultant isn't really to be such as all animals, yet really to give essentially the most universal species which even have the top probability of being most likely careworn with human is still  Read more... 1. advent, Scope of booklet, and credit -- 2. Crania -- three. Humeri -- four. Radii and Ulnae -- five. Femora -- 6. Tibiae -- 7. Human (Homo sapiens) -- eight. Horse (Equus caballus) -- nine. Cow (Bos taurus and Bos indicus) -- 10. undergo (Ursus americanus) -- eleven. Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) -- 12. Pig (Sus scrofa) -- thirteen. Goat (Capra hircus) -- 14. Sheep (Ovis aries) -- 15. puppy (Canis familiaris) -- sixteen. Raccoon (Procyon lotor) -- 17. Opossum (Didelphis virginiana) -- 18. Cat (Felis catus) -- 19. Rabbit (Sylvilagus carolinensis and Oryctolagus cunniculus) -- 20. Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) -- 21. Duck (Anas platyrhynchos) -- 22. poultry (Gallus gallus) -- 23. Miscellaneous Animals -- 24. lines of Butchery and Bone operating

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Humeri 39 Figure 3-08: White-tailed deer left humerus: cranial and caudal views. 40 Chapter 3 Figure 3-09: Sheep left humerus: cranial and caudal views. Degenerative changes associated with “penning elbow” are present on the distal end. Humeri 41 Figure 3-10: Juvenile (without epiphyses) goat (A and D) and adult goat (B and C) left humeri: cranial and caudal views. 42 Chapter 3 Figure 3-11: Left humeri showing the differences in scale between some of the smaller animals. Pictured are the anterior view of a newborn human (A) and cranial views of a turkey (B), duck (C), raccoon (D), cat (E), opossum (F), rabbit (G), and chicken (H).

Crania 19 Figure 2-08: Goat cranium: lateral right (top) and ventral (bottom) views. The goat’s cranium has been sawn sagittally and the halves have been realigned in the ventral view. Note how the goat lacks upper incisors. 20 Chapter 2 Figure 2-09: Sheep cranium: lateral right (top) and ventral (bottom) views. Note how the sheep lacks upper incisors. Crania 21 Figure 2-10: Dog cranium: lateral right (top) and ventral (bottom) views. 22 Chapter 2 Figure 2-11: Crania showing the differences in scale between some of the smaller animals (lateral right views).

Humeri 49 Figure 3-18: Rabbit left humerus: cranial and caudal views. Note how the fusion line is still visible at the proximal epiphysis. 50 Chapter 3 Figure 3-19: Chicken left humerus: cranial (A and B) and caudal (C and D) views. The smaller bone represents a younger chicken. CHAPTER 4 Radii and Ulnae Comparative Osteology. 00004-1 © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. 51 52 Chapter 4 Figure 4-01: Left ulnae and radii showing the differences in scale between some of the larger animals. Pictured are the anterior view of an adult human (A) and the cranial views of a horse (B), cow (C), bear (D), pig (E), white-tailed deer (F), dog (G), adult sheep (H), and goat (I).

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