Lynx Jaw Used for Unlacing Snowshoes

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Description

 On Exhibit
 

We used the dentary bone of the mandible of a lynx to remove the lacings of worn snowshoes. The canine tooth acted as a hook and the piece of jawbone as a handle.

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Category

Snowshoes and Toboggans, Tools, Transportation
 

Zone

The Community’s Way of Life
 

Lending Institution / Lender

Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada
 

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