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Mastodon Cervical Vertebra 5 (VCU_3D_4188) 3D Model
This mastodon fossil was found with other bones near Yorktown, Virginia, and recovered by Dr. Gerald Johnson, retired geology professor at the College of William and Mary. It was 3D scanned with a Go!Scan 50 scanner on January 7, 2019 at the Virginia Living Museum. Previous scanning efforts about this mastodon was discussed here: http://www.dailypress.com/news/science/dp-nws-mastodon-bone-scan-20180727-story.html and here: https://www.richmond.com/opinion/our-opinion/editorial-jefferson-s-bones-and-the-melding-of-past-and/article_6274d795-6483-5700-a4b7-9e09cb137de3.html. Museum specimen 17-009. Courtesy of the Virginia Living Museum. Details on this mastodon can be found here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/digging-up-what-its-a-mastodon-and-its-in-virginia/2015/07/20/860fa748-241f-11e5-b72c-2b7d516e1e0e_story.html?utm_term=.4064db84c2d3