Real Mountain Beaver Skull
Original price $55.00 - Original price $69.00
Original price $69.00
$55.00 - $69.00
Current price $55.00
Mountain beavers (Aplodontia rufa), not a true beaver, are heavy bodied rodents with short limbs. They are considered the most primitive living rodent. The skull reflects these primitive traits in that it is flattened over all and the auditory bullae, or ear bones, are flask shaped. This unusual skull allow a view into the distant past of rodents as well as mammals in general.
Average Skull Length: 7cm (2.7in)
Origin: North America