Lynx Jaw Used for Unlacing Snowshoes

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 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.



Snowshoes and Toboggans, Tools, Transportation


The Community’s Way of Life

Lending Institution / Lender

Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada

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