Pair of fake ivory tusks (made of bone) as received in a shipment. Although the size and color are similar to ivory tusks found in the wildlife trade, these bone "tusks" are readily recognizable as fake.
Smilodon may have even eaten thick-skinned prey like mastodons and bison. Draw a picture of what a Shoveltusker's bottom tusks looked like. (Hint: there is one somewhere in this exhibit.) 9 24
June 15, 2007 TUSKS! ICE AGE MAMMOTHS & MASTODONS AT THE OSHKOSH PUBLIC MUSEUM CONTACTS: Mike Breza firstname.lastname@example.org (920) 236-5765 Brad Larson email@example.com (920) 236-5769 Very cool gigantic Ice Age mammals stomp into the museum in the hot summer when Tusks!
In reviewing the text, you will notice that we did not include detailed classical morphology data on whole tusks or teeth; mostly because the whole structures are fairly easy to identify but also because it is impossible to anticipate which portion of a tusk or tooth will be used for any specific ...
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383 VETERINARSKI ARHIV 74 (5), 383-393, 2004 * Contact address: Dean Konjeviæ, DVM, Chair for Game Biology, Pathology and Breeding, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zagreb,
Tusks are any greatly enlarged teeth that project when the mouth is closed. The marks, or wear and tear, left behind on fossilized tusks and teeth can tell us a great deal about the behavior of that mammoth, mastodon, or other proboscidean.
Based on historical and current recorded trade levels and biological and management information provided by both regional and international bodies, the Narwhal may be threatened by unsustainable hunting which, in turn, supplies an international trade in its tusks and teeth.
The naturally long and straight ungulate metapodials had been cut, carved, filled, stained, and polished to closely resemble unmodified ivory tusks.
In the wild, the males use their tusks as weapons, so it is beneficial to pig and human alike to keep the tusks trimmed (unless the pig is not at all aggressive).