|This linear concentration of animal bone (Feature 9) is thought
to represent a purposeful disposal episode - perhaps a narrow erosional gully filled with discarded bone fragments left over from butchering and cooking. Most of
the bones were broken while fresh and/or have cut marks - obvious signs of butchering
- and some of the bones are burned. Black 1986: Figure 19.
The bones represent diverse species and habitats. Six species - bison, javelina, turtle, three different kinds of rodents, and deer or antelope - were identified and these animals are associated with the creek, woodlands, prairie and brushy habitats, all of which were within easy walking distance of the Hinojosa site.
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