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Credit: Illustration © by Julius T. Csotonyi.
Researchers have discovered the fossils of a mini tapir and hedgehog that lived during the Eocene epoch, at a fossil site in British Columbia. During the…Read More »





Eocene, the world was a much warmer place. Shown here a reconstruction of an Eocene rainforest, some 52 million years ago, around a northern British Columbia lake, showing the newfound tapiroid drinking in the shallows as the small proto-hedgehog stalks a green lacewing in the foreground.   Less «
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