Animal Skulls Like You’ve Never Seen Them Before
It's easy to recognize a human head beneath its flesh, but some of these animal skulls might surprise you.
What’s Under Your Skin?
While less than one twentieth of one percent of the entire animal kingdom has a skull, the human skull is made up of 22 separate bones.
…It’s a chihauha, minus the cute parts. This breed’s skull is among the most unrecognizable of all dogs.
Whose Skull Is This?
It looks like it belongs to a monster, but really…..
A Gila Monster’s skull is strangely knobby, with sharp, needle-like teeth.
The Blackbuck is an Indian antelope found on ranches in North America. Only the males have horns.
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Skulls
For more, see Skulls by Simon Winchester, with photography by Nick Mann (Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers).