Jawbone Of An Asterisk

It’s getting to the point now where nothing I find in the backyard phases me. While transferring to the greenwaste bin all the old rotting kindling that’s been sitting in the backyard wheelbarrow for years now, I look and there on the ground is a partial jawbone (including a few weirdly shaped teeth) about three inches long of some unknown critter. Squirrel? Opossum? Raccoon? Cat? Alligator? IRS agent? Whatever it is I picked it up and dropped it in my pocket and went right back to work.

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No clue? Any ideas?

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Will

Will Campbell arrived in town via the maternity ward at Good Sam Hospital way back in OneNineSixFour and has never stopped calling Los Angeles home. Presently he lives in Silver Lake with his wife Susan, their cat Rocky, dogs Terra and Hazel, and a red-eared slider turtle named Mater. Blogging since 2001, Will's web endeavors extend back to 1995 with laonstage.com, a comprehensive theater site that was well received but ever-short on capital (or a business model). The pinnacle of his online success (which speaks volumes) arrived in 1997, when much to his surprise, a hobby site he'd built called VisuaL.A. was named "best website" in Los Angeles magazine's annual "Best of L.A." issue. He enjoys experiencing (and writing about) pretty much anything creative, explorational and/or adventurous, loves his ebike, is a better tennis player than he is horr golfer, and a lover of all creatures great and small -- emphasis on "all."