Daily Archives: October 2, 2011

Wooster’s Fossil of the Week: an oreodont (probably from the Oligocene of Nebraska)

Oreodonts are extraordinarily common fossils in the Oligocene of North America. Just about every teaching fossil collection contains at least a couple oreodont skulls, most obtained during late Nineteenth-Century field trips to the Great Plains. Our specimen above is of … Continue reading

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