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It's a Skull, But What Kind?[Texas]
DFW News ^ | 09 May 2009 | Scott Gordon

Posted on 05/12/2009 7:07:18 AM PDT by BGHater

Workers unearth unusual skull in North Dallas

A plumber working on a construction project outside a North Dallas school unearthed a mysterious skull.

“We all know it’s a primate,” said David Evans, 25, of Alvarado. “We just don’t know which kind.”

The skull was buried about five feet underground, he said. It’s six inches from front to back and two inches wide.

Most of the teeth, including one-inch canines, are intact.

Evans said the skull was discovered last week at the St. Alcuin Montessori School near Churchill Way and Preston Road.

A noted anthropologist for the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s office, Dr. Dana Austin, viewed photographs of the skull and said it was definitely an “old-world primate,” possibly a monkey or chimp.

She said it was impossible to determine from the photos the age of the skull.

Evans, who talked to other experts, said he believes it may be a baboon.

"From everybody at UTA and everybody I've been talking to, (it’s) possibly a baboon,” he said. “But how it got to 635, right there at Churchill and Preston, I have no idea."

Evans and other workers also found a small bone nearby, apparently from the same animal.

"It appears to be part of a femur or hip,” he said.

Evans plans to sell the skull if someone offers him a good price, but also may keep it as a conversation piece.

"If somebody comes over, that's an hour right there,” he said laughing.

A primate skull found at a North Dallas construction site.

Experts will determine the age of this primate skull found at a construction site.


TOPICS: Science; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: fake; forgery; fraud; godsgravesglyphs; monkey; primate; skull; texas
Courtesy of Cryptomundo.

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Pan troglodytes


Bone Clones® Borneo Orangutan Skull (Male)
Pongo pygmaeus


Bone Clones® Mandrill Baboon Skull (Male)
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Hamadryas Baboon Skull Cast (Male)
Papio hamadryas neumanii


Gelada Baboon Skull Cast (Sub-Adult)
Theropithecus gelada


Chacma Baboon Skull (Male)

Papio ursinus

1 posted on 05/12/2009 7:07:18 AM PDT by BGHater
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To: SunkenCiv

Mysterious Texas Monkey ping. Perhaps, for inventory.


2 posted on 05/12/2009 7:07:50 AM PDT by BGHater (It's easy to be a Conservative now.)
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To: BGHater

Maybe it's Helen's mom?

Or maybe someone had a chimp pet, it died, they buried it... it isn't Piltdown Man.

3 posted on 05/12/2009 7:11:56 AM PDT by theDentist (qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspell.)
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To: BGHater

It can only be a baby sasquatch.

Any other explanation is a conspiracy!


4 posted on 05/12/2009 7:11:57 AM PDT by American_Centurion (No, I don't trust the government to automatically do the right thing.)
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To: theDentist

:( Thread kill ping.


5 posted on 05/12/2009 7:14:01 AM PDT by BGHater (It's easy to be a Conservative now.)
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To: SunkenCiv; dfwgator

ping


6 posted on 05/12/2009 7:15:49 AM PDT by stainlessbanner
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To: BGHater

Obvious it is a vampire.


7 posted on 05/12/2009 7:19:15 AM PDT by gop4lyf (Obama wants to raise taxes and kill babies. Palin wants to raise babies and kill taxes.)
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To: BGHater
Interesting.
Why doesn't he donate the skull rather than trying to get money? Just a rhetorical question.
8 posted on 05/12/2009 7:19:56 AM PDT by svcw (There are 10 kinds of people in the world: Those who know binary and those who don't.)
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To: svcw

He’s a plumber.


9 posted on 05/12/2009 7:21:30 AM PDT by mad_as_he$$ (Nemo me impune lacessit)
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To: BGHater
It may be the missing lump!
10 posted on 05/12/2009 7:23:36 AM PDT by HuntsvilleTxVeteran ((B.?) Hussein (Obama?Soetoro?Dunham?) Change America Will Die From.)
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To: theDentist

I was scrolling down wondering when good ole Helen’s pic would appear. You didn’t disappoint.


11 posted on 05/12/2009 7:30:42 AM PDT by taillightchaser (!)
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To: BGHater
"Evans plans to sell the skull if someone offers him a good price, but also may keep it as a conversation piece.

"If somebody comes over, that's an hour right there,” he said laughing."

LOL, I like this guy. He sounds like a good man.

12 posted on 05/12/2009 7:31:13 AM PDT by Hatteras
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To: BGHater

It’s a Democrat, registered by ACORN, that voted in the last Presidential election.


13 posted on 05/12/2009 7:31:26 AM PDT by PzLdr ("The Emperor is not as forgiving as I am" - Darth Vader)
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To: BGHater
Given the gepgraphical area I'd say it's related to....

14 posted on 05/12/2009 7:44:04 AM PDT by dblshot
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To: BGHater
El Chupacabra
15 posted on 05/12/2009 7:45:37 AM PDT by Big_Monkey (Flubama - bringing disease everywhere he goes.)
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To: BGHater

My guess some one buried a dead monkey, probably from a traveling circus or carnival.


16 posted on 05/12/2009 7:52:39 AM PDT by Bringbackthedraft (tagline under renovation, will return soon.)
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To: taillightchaser

I saw those canine fangs and, well...


17 posted on 05/12/2009 8:04:09 AM PDT by theDentist (qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspell.)
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To: theDentist
Why! Why do you have to go there!?!?!?!?

Just when you thought it was safe to go into a thread...


18 posted on 05/12/2009 8:04:53 AM PDT by rjsimmon (1-20-2013)
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To: rjsimmon

Th’ devil made me do it.


19 posted on 05/12/2009 9:21:43 AM PDT by theDentist (qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspell.)
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To: Bringbackthedraft
...probably from a traveling circus or carnival.

Or another Clinton "Saturday nighter".

20 posted on 05/12/2009 9:23:24 AM PDT by theDentist (qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspell.)
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To: BGHater

Saving for Helen Thomas photo gag.


21 posted on 05/12/2009 9:27:43 AM PDT by John Leland 1789
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To: BGHater

22 posted on 05/12/2009 9:57:56 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: BGHater

Dinosaur’s roamed near that area a gazillion years ago. Foot prints can be found around Glen Rose, TX which is more in the Ft Worth area.


23 posted on 05/12/2009 10:01:22 AM PDT by girlscout
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To: BGHater

If it was found about 3 ot 4 hours south of Dallas I’d say
it came from a typical Houston area mosquito.


24 posted on 05/12/2009 11:00:40 AM PDT by Verbosus
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To: BGHater

Early Dallas Cowboy fan?...brain pan size is about right. ;~)


25 posted on 05/12/2009 11:10:20 AM PDT by major_gaff (University of Parris Island, Class of '84)
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26 posted on 05/12/2009 6:28:34 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/____________________ Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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27 posted on 05/12/2009 6:32:26 PM PDT by rdl6989
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28 posted on 05/12/2009 6:40:34 PM PDT by dragonblustar ("... and if you disagree with me, then you sir, are worse than Hitler!" - Greg Gutfeld)
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To: BGHater

Trying to figure it out will require some skull sweat. The skull duggery has already been done in extracting it from the earth.


29 posted on 05/12/2009 6:52:47 PM PDT by Redcitizen (December 21, 2012; there's change for ya!)
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To: svcw
Why doesn't he donate the skull rather than trying to get money? Just a rhetorical question.

Because he's one of those evil capitalists ... Just a rhetorical answer.

30 posted on 05/12/2009 6:55:23 PM PDT by webschooner
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To: BGHater; dragonblustar
"From everybody at UTA and everybody I've been talking to, (it’s) possibly a baboon,” he said.

It's probably a yellow dog Democrat.

31 posted on 05/12/2009 7:25:21 PM PDT by Zionist Conspirator ( . . . uqera'tem deror ba'aretz lekhol-yosheveyha . . .)
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To: Zionist Conspirator

It’s a protobush.

The family’s associations with skull and bones goes waaaayyyy back...


32 posted on 05/12/2009 9:30:29 PM PDT by null and void (We are now in day 113 of our national holiday from reality.)
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To: BGHater; SunkenCiv; All

After comparing the skull with the other skulls, I would say it is definitely NOT a baboon, but most resembles a Chimp. They really need to get a researcher out there fast to examine the ground for evidence of natural deposition or dug burial. The spacing on the upper incisors seems a little different, and I think the cheekbone is a little heavier. Anyone else see something extra?


33 posted on 05/13/2009 12:41:14 AM PDT by gleeaikin
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To: gleeaikin

Someone’s pet, circus animal?

Missing Link?


34 posted on 05/13/2009 3:51:10 AM PDT by wolfcreek ("unnamed "right-wing extremist")
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To: BGHater

looks like a Big Tooth to me


35 posted on 05/13/2009 4:51:24 AM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 . Crucify ! Crucify ! Crucify him!!)
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To: svcw

Donate to whom?


36 posted on 05/13/2009 6:44:42 AM PDT by brytlea (Jesus loves me, this I know.)
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To: brytlea

Museum. It is a very interesting find.


37 posted on 05/13/2009 6:55:28 AM PDT by svcw (The prerequisite for receiving the grace of God ... is knowing you need it.)
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To: BGHater

Thanx for pics-some really nasty teeth.


38 posted on 05/13/2009 8:58:52 AM PDT by Thombo2
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To: BGHater

Kind of off the wall idea but maybe an exotic “pet” that died and the owner decided to dispose of?


39 posted on 05/13/2009 9:02:22 AM PDT by Thombo2
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To: svcw

The only thing interesting is probably where it was found. It is likely a primate (looks chimpy to me) that someone had. I don’t think a museum would be interested in it. However, I could be wrong.


40 posted on 05/13/2009 9:54:30 AM PDT by brytlea (Jesus loves me, this I know.)
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To: BGHater

Ees el CHUPACABRA!!


41 posted on 05/13/2009 11:33:49 AM PDT by Don W (People who think are a threat to socialism)
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To: gop4lyf

I’m thinking it’s a proto liberal.

Notice the bone ridge down the back of the skull? Obviously, a form of defense from clue bats. Also, the large fangs. Perfect for blood sucking.

And, last, but not least, the huge eye sockets in comparison to the small brain size. Eyes that large are perfect for emoting, and can be of great use to a mind that must be dazzled by what it wants to see.


42 posted on 05/13/2009 11:56:43 AM PDT by Grimmy (equivocation is but the first step along the road to capitulation)
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To: Grimmy

43 posted on 05/13/2009 11:57:53 AM PDT by Scythian
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To: Grimmy

Forgot to add, snout length is also perfectly developed for dipping into troughs created by other peoples’ effort.


44 posted on 05/13/2009 11:58:22 AM PDT by Grimmy (equivocation is but the first step along the road to capitulation)
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To: Scythian

That is, obviously, an early model Conservative. Notice the large brain pan, the evil grin, well developed bones from hard work, and overall large size of the body. Robust +.

The size of the skeleton dates this particular model to be pre-socialist. It could not have achieves that much structural mass when having to feed the rest of its tribe while they lazed around complaining about not being given enough “free stuff”.


45 posted on 05/13/2009 1:06:52 PM PDT by Grimmy (equivocation is but the first step along the road to capitulation)
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To: SunkenCiv; BGHater
An early offshoot of Homo Meanderingcuss: Homo Wetbackicuss protocuss?
46 posted on 05/14/2009 6:57:30 PM PDT by ApplegateRanch (We have nothing to fear, except our fearful government itself.)
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Human Identification Laboratory
(no search hit for ‘baboon’, might be time to write ‘em)
http://www.tarrantcounty.com/emedicalexaminer/cwp/view.asp?A=758&Q=429677


47 posted on 05/20/2013 6:51:51 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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