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Bone Building Books, Volume 4: Pinniped Projects Articulating Seal and Sea Lion Skeletons

Handbook / Manual
Series: Bone Building Books Volume: 4
By: Lee Post(Author)
86 pages, b/w illustrations
Bone Building Books, Volume 4: Pinniped Projects
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For those who have a pinniped skeleton or are planning to articulate a seal or sea lion, this is the printed manual for you. Easy step by step instructions with very detailed illustrations of even the flipper bones. This manual is based on multiple pinniped projects, some done with school groups.


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Biography

A thirty-year veteran of bone-building, Lee Post's interest in building skeletons started when The Pratt Museum in the Alaskan town of Homer acquired a 17-foot beaked whale that the staff had collected and cleaned. This led to fifteen years of building up the osteology collection at the museum by salvaging, preparing, and often articulating animal skeletons.

In the mid-'90s, came a three-year high school/museum collaborative project in which Post worked with high school students on first articulating a 41-foot Sperm Whale skeleton they had collected and cleaned, then half a dozen other skeletons. Since that project, his focus has been working mostly with schools and students and creating written manuals that can help others who might want to do similar projects.

Handbook / Manual
Series: Bone Building Books Volume: 4
By: Lee Post(Author)
86 pages, b/w illustrations
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