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COM­MENT Your feed­back COVER VOTE Choos­ing our cover WHAT’S THIS? Rec­og­nize this mys­tery ob­ject?

This griz­zly bear skull is the only phys­i­cal ev­i­dence of the an­i­mal ever found on the Man­i­toba prairie. Un­earthed in by a farmer plow­ing his eld near Austin, a small com­mu­nity about kilo­me­tres east of Win­nipeg, the aged and weath­ered skull is clearly not from a re­cent in­hab­i­tant, as the species is now only found in the north­ern reaches of the province. The skull is part of the mu­seum’s mam­mal and zo­ol­ogy col­lec­tion. With files from Man­i­toba Mu­seum. Learn more about this ar­ti­fact and oth­ers by vis­it­ing man­i­to­ba­mu­seum.ca.

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