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so this bone was found on a construction site in Paris and I was wondering from which animal does it come from?

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  • $\begingroup$ Not really a bone guy, but it does have a sortof tibial/carpal look to it. Some kind of ungulate maybe? $\endgroup$ – jzx Nov 13 '17 at 1:14
  • $\begingroup$ This looks quite large. I don't think it belongs to current french Fauna. Do you know in what geological layer this bone was found? Is it petrified? $\endgroup$ – bli Nov 13 '17 at 17:48
  • $\begingroup$ It might be interesting to have information about the history of the site. $\endgroup$ – bli Nov 13 '17 at 18:01
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    $\begingroup$ looks like a femur to me. You can see the head and paired distal condyles $\endgroup$ – theforestecologist Nov 19 '17 at 5:06
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    $\begingroup$ @LinuxBlanket. Thanks for bringing attention to that other bone ID question. However, the bone in your linked question is a forelimb bone (the humerus) while the bone in this post looks much more like a femur (a hind-limb bone). The sizes are also drastically different. $\endgroup$ – theforestecologist Jun 3 '18 at 19:48

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