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tooth tooth 2

I found this on May 7, 2017, on Bolivar Peninsula in Galveston, Texas. What's not visible are the treelike rings inside the tooth and what looks like a tiny interior porous center. It looks like it was considerably larger but broken off.

We're all taking bets on what it is! enter image description hereenter image description here

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    $\begingroup$ Hi welcome to Bio.SE! Neat tooth! :). Could you please include an image from the top of the tooth if possible? Thanks! $\endgroup$ May 8, 2017 at 18:37
  • $\begingroup$ Will do! It will just be a little later this afternoon. $\endgroup$ May 8, 2017 at 19:38
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    $\begingroup$ My dentist said it was human's lower right first molar. I think it's starting to look like cow. $\endgroup$ May 8, 2017 at 22:11
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    $\begingroup$ You should probably find a new dentist if they think that came from a human. $\endgroup$
    – canadianer
    May 8, 2017 at 22:28
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    $\begingroup$ I'd agree that it looks bovine but there is a lot of homology in teeth so I wouldn't be confident in that determination, might at least be a ruminant though. See here for some bovine molars. $\endgroup$
    – Bryan Krause
    May 8, 2017 at 22:40

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This is a cow tooth. Your image matches above image. https://www.flickr.com/photos/61377404@N08/12300347505

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    $\begingroup$ I agree with this answer. I grew up on a cattle farm and saw these quite often. But it would be important to know if cattle were ever raised on Bolivar Peninsula. It seems quite small. $\endgroup$
    – user137
    Aug 8, 2017 at 7:47
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Most likely a horse tooth. Check out this image from Wikipedia.

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    $\begingroup$ It doesn't look anything like any of the teeth in that horse's mouth. Compare to my link for a bovine molar in the link in the comments above. $\endgroup$
    – Bryan Krause
    May 9, 2017 at 18:38
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It looks like a bison tooth Just saying btw if u have any other bones post them in thefossilforum.com(gives little bit of help with fosills and bones) How i identified it
just search on tooth of random animal maybe you/ll see the answer somewhere

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