In Photos: Ancient Camel from the High Arctic

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Ancient Arctic Life

Credit: Julius Csotonyi
Fossils suggest High Arctic camels lived on Ellesmere Island during the Pliocene warm period, about 3.5 million years ago, shown here in an artist's interpretation.…Read More »

The camels lived in a boreal-type forest. The habitat includes larch trees and the depiction is based on records of plant fossils found at nearby fossil deposits.   Less «
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