A skull of a Eurasian badger, Meles meles

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Beginner's guide to identifying British mammal bones

This is a beginner's guide to identifying the bones of twelve of the most prevalent wild and domestic mammals found in the UK.

The animals chosen are those most commonly submitted to the Museum's identification service.

Each page shows a side by side comparison of the bones of the animals, running from the skull to the hind limbs.