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What could you infer about an animal from fossil or jaw bone?
From the fossil or jaw bone of the animal, you can determine it's approximate age. You can also distinguish the species of the animal, its habitat, and significant injuries. Another thing you can find out is its preferred diet. Some animals are herbivores, omnivores, or carnivores. If it's a carnivore or omnivore, you can also find out if it was a scavenger or a hunter. The jaw can also tell you the size of possible prey that the animal caught and ate. Some animals have large strong jaws made for snapping. Others have jaws that can move side to side for grinding food. Still others have double hinged jaws that allow them to open their jaw really really wide and eat gigantic prey.
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because most musel fibers are connected with it
The Antarctic plate must have once been closer to the equator.
Aniamls with solid substances in their body can be easily preserved in the right conditions and dug up many years later like all the dinosaurs we've found, for example. Howeve…r, animals like jellyfish that don't have bones in their body are more likely to be preserved like leaves, that are molded into the dirt.
You have one bone called the mandible in the lower jaw. Themaxilla is one of two identical bones that form the upper jaw. The maxillae (2 bones) meet in the midline of th…e face andoften are considered as one bone. They have been described as thearchitectural key of the face because all bones of the face exceptthe mandible touch them. Together the maxillae form the floor of the orbit for each eye, thesides and lower walls of the nasal cavities, and the hard palate.The lower border of the maxilla supports the upper teeth. Eachmaxilla contains an air space called the maxillary sinus.
What can you tell from this fossil about where the animal lived and how it moved how could you learn more about the extinct animal?
Fossil footprints can tell us how the animal moved. The stride length, or the distance between two footprints, tell how fast the animal moved. The longer the stride length, th…e faster the movement was. Footprints give clues about the animal's weight. The deeper the footprint, the heavier the animal would have been. The size and shape of teeth tell us what kind of food the animal ate, which can give clues about where the animal lived. Animals that ate fish would have lived in or near water, for example. The type of rock the fossils were found in tell us what kind of ground the animal walked on. Scientists learn more about extinct animals by studying live animals and using computer models and simulations. They study living animals to see how their muscles move and how their bones fit together. Computer models and simulations help scientists test their ideas, for example about how fast an animal might be able to run.
Upper jaw bone is termed as Maxilla. And lower jaw bone is termed as Mandible.
Pecten fossils are mostly found on the east coast of the United States.
umm its a stupid question but i will answer it the jaw is a bone called the mandabill so only one because a bone cant be made of more than one bone
It is a viral or bacterial infection in the parotid gland called parotitis, you may have a salivary duct stone/stones or it can be infected from poor oral hygiene. Being… that it is a salivary gland, sour will increase the pain, so will pinching it. Treatment consists of antibiotics, warm compresses, massaging the gland and try to express the content through the duct into your mouth and if it doesn't get any better, your doctor may have to drain it surgically.
Stromatolites were much more abundant on the planet in Precambrian times which means that fossils found around stromatolites are typically from the Precambrian era.
A jaw bone infection can be detected through an X-Ray. An ultrasound can also show an infection in the jaw bone.