"The Irish Deer or Giant Deer was a species of Megaloceros and one of the largest deer that ever lived. Its range extended across Eurasia, from Ireland to east of Lake Baikal, during the Late Pleistocene. The latest known remains of the species have been carbon dated to about 7,700 years ago." More at the post. Text & image via vincentkhoo819 And, look at those vertebral spines in the upper thoracic region! Must have been attachment site for some massive muscles.
American Mastodon - TEETH & JAWS - Gallery - The Fossil Forum
mammothmilkteeth.jpg - TEETH & JAWS - Gallery - The Fossil Forum
A Petoskey stone ....Michigan's state stone...is a rock and a fossil, often pebble-shaped, that is composed of a fossilized coral that lived 350 million years ago. The rocks rounded in the surf along the shores of Lake Michigan near Petoskey, Michigan.
The winking eye or winking owl sign refers to the appearances of the spine, when a pedicle is absent - almost always due to a bony metastasis. The usual appearance of the pedicles representing two eyes on the AP projection is lost, as one pedicle is destroyed - it then appears like one eye is open and the other is winking or shut. Potential all bony metastases can do this, however breast cancer and lung cancer are the usual culprits. In this case breast cancer was the primary…