Anoles, Quails, and Maybe Cattails

An Illustrated Guide To Common North American Animal Skulls

This is an illustrated guide to common animal skulls found in North America. All illustrations belong to me, unless otherwise noted, and some illustrations of skulls may be missing teeth or pieces, since these illustrations are based on real skulls.


White Tailed Deer

The white-tailed deer is one of the most recognizable species in North America. Adult males of this species have antlers that are shed annually. Deer eye sockets are located on the sides of the head.

Common Raccoon

The common raccoon is an animal that can live in numerous habitats, including urban living areas.

Virginia Opossum

The virginia opossum is North America's only marsupial. It is easy to identify the skull of this animal when you know what to look for.





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