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Furcula (Wishbone) of the Laughing Kookaburra Dacelo novaeguineae (YPM 107504)


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Phylogenic Position
Aves - Neognathae - Coraciiformes - Halcyonidae - Dacelo - Dacelo novaeguineae
Species Description
The Laughing Kookaburra is a carnivorous bird from Australia with a distinctive call that sounds like it is laughing. If feeds on snakes, small mammals, and even the young of other birds. These birds are common in suburban environments and quite friendly with people.
Specimen Information
Species Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra)
Element Furcula (Wishbone)
Specimen Number YPM 107504
Sex Female
Location Boyup Brook, Western Australia, Australia
Geological Age Recent
 
Technical Information
Scanner Konica Minolta Range7
Resolution 100 ┬Ám
Number of Data Points 32904
Number of Data Polygons 65786
Date Scanned June 08, 2010
Scan Technician Stephanie John
Edited By Abby Grace Drake
 
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Other Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) Elements
Specimen Element
YPM 107504 Mandible (Jawbone )
YPM 107504 Right Humerus (Right Upper Arm Bone)
YPM 107504 Left Humerus (Left Upper Arm Bone)
YPM 107504 Sternum (Breast Bone)
YPM 107504 Right Tarsometatarsus (Right Fused Element Consisting of Ankle and Middle Foot Bones)
YPM 107504 Left Tarsometatarsus (Left Fused Element Consisting of Ankle and Middle Foot Bones)
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