Bregmatic Bones in North American Lynx

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Science  06 Nov 1959:
Vol. 130, Issue 3384, pp. 1254
DOI: 10.1126/science.130.3384.1254


Anomalous bregmatic fontanelle bones were present in 279 of 1790 skulls of Lynx rufus examined, but with no apparent correlation with age, sex, or place of origin of the specimens. Examination of 472 skulls of Lynx canadensis disclosed only one possessing bregmatic bones.