The heron that wasn't
I looked at dad and dad looked back at me, confused. Was it a goosander, which is the only duck with teeth (sort of) ? We turned a corner and there was the skeleton, or most of it:
Dad and the dead seabird
He was dreading this, because 200 people had to all looking at him at the same time, and they all had to listen to him to get setup correctly. But everyone arrived on time, and when he talked to them to explain what they needed to do, they all went deathly quiet. No-one made any cheeky comments. Everyone did what they were told the first time.
The muntjac skull that wasn't
She replied in her email: "It definitely is because the box said muntjac on it".
I replied: "There's no gap between the back teeth and front teeth, but there is on a deer. I think it's a juvenile fox, or small dog".
I sent her links to picture of my deer skulls to try and persuade her. I also said that her animal had a fibula (the second bone in the lower leg) which deer don't have (well, they do, but it's merged into the tibia).
She didn't believe that either. She emailed an attachment. "Here's a picture of my fox skull, my muntjac skull, and my badger skull".
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