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Bone Building Books, Volume 8: Canine Construction A Guide to Preparing and Assembling a Wolf Skeleton or Digitigrade Designs

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Series: Bone Building Books Volume: 8
By: Lee Post(Author)
83 pages, b/w illustrations
Bone Building Books, Volume 8: Canine Construction
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  • Bone Building Books, Volume 8: Canine Construction ISBN: 9780974713915 Spiralbound Jan 2016 In stock
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Given that it is relatively easy to come by a canid carcass as a possible skeleton project, this is the manual that instructs step by step, what to do next. It is based on the articulation of a wolf but is applicable to any type of canid from a wild wolf to a no longer yapping poodle. It includes a complete set of illustrations of a wolf skeleton, bone-by-bone details of the foot bones, as well as labelled parts and features of many of the bones for reference.


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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.

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Series: Bone Building Books Volume: 8
By: Lee Post(Author)
83 pages, b/w illustrations
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