Fossil Deer Metatarsal Bone (Odocolieus sp.), Pleistocene


This is an excellent example of a fossil deer metatarsal (foot/leg bone) from the white-tail deer species (Odocolieus sp.). This specimen was recovered from the Peace River, Bone Valley Formation, Hawthorn Group, Florida. This area has rich deposits of fossils from the Miocene, Pliocene, and Pleistocene periods (approx. 11,000 to 23,000,000+ years ago). This specimen is in excellent condition and is 100% complete. This specimen is likely from the late Pleistocene or early Holocene.

Refer to the photos. The black centimeter cube is shown for scale and is not included. You are purchasing the specimen shown. It measures approx. 8.5 inches long.