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The Beast of Bodmin Moor

The large fangs on the skull made the boy's father wonder if it could be the remains of one of the animals reportedly seen on Bodmin Moor.

When animal remains are found in food products or seized by Customs, they are often brought to the Museum for identification. Members of the public also ask the Museum to identify things they have found.

This is how the beast of Bodmin Moor skull arrived on the desk of one of the Museum's mammal specialists, Daphne Hills...

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