Rodents (and hedgehogs for that matter) have a noticeable muscle attachment on the upper/lateral part of the posterior shaft. Your femur looks on the other hand like a very good match for weasel/stoat.
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From: "Karin Svensson" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Friday, 13 February, 2009 10:19:52 GMT +00:00 GMT Britain, Ireland, Portugal
Subject: femur ID
I have published some photos of a small mammal femur on
Unfortunately my small mammal reference collection is not great, so
could anyone help me with an ID please? Is it a rodent of some sort?
Thanks in advance,
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