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Composite Skeleton -- Bison latifrons

Courtesy of the Bureau of Reclamation Upper Snake Field Office

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  • Common Name

    Giant Ice Age Bison

  • Species

    Bison latifrons

  • Specimen Number

    Composite Skeleton

  • Sex

    Unknown

  • Cause Of Death

    Unknown

  • Mass

    0

  • Age

    Pleistocene

  • Repository

    IMNH Paleontology

  • City

    Pocatello, Idaho USA

  • Collection

    IMNH Paleontology

  • Collector

    Multiple Collectors

  • Owner

    Bureau of Reclamation

  • Comment

    Specimen number:75002/27 Bison latifrons age (in this case the geologic age the specimen comes from) Pleistocene Rancholabrean Date found: 8/6 -12/1975 Name of collector: IMNH field party lead by John A. White and George Jakeway Notes or other items of interest about the specimen: Bureau of Reclamation. Humerus molded in 1985. Cited in J.D. Pinsof paper.; *Bison latifrons* skeletal assembly composed of multiple individuals recovered from Bureau of Reclimation sites in Southeastern Idaho. Specimen numbers include: IMNH-48001/1770, IMNH 75002/27, IMNH 47001/1596, 48001/1479, IMNH 35016/966, IMNH 48001/2923, 35009/17260, IMNH 35016/31067, IMNH 78029/28050, IMNH 49001/2710, IMNH 35015/18011, IMNH 48002/20, IMNH 50001/1807, IMNH 47001/2317, IMNH 78029/28051, IMNH 50001/2632, IMNH 75002/4917, IMNH 35016/31068, IMNH 47001/2316, IMNH 35009/17258, IMNH 71003/26666, IMNH 50001/2351, IMNH 47001/1711, IMNH 50001/2426, IMNH 48001/1843, IMNH 48001/17264, IMNH 71003/23828, IMNH 65003/23314, IMNH 47001/1543, IMNH 47001/1541, IMNH 78025/32057, IMNH 50001/2427, IMNH 48001/1494, IMNH 65003/23810, IMNH 47001/1710, IMNH 47001/1282, and IMNH 50001/2249.

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