Fossil Brontotherium (Titanothere) Molar - South Dakota

 
 
 
 
This
Artists reconstruction of a Titanothere.  By Nobu Tamura (http://spinops.blogspot.com)
Artists reconstruction of a Titanothere. By Nobu Tamura (http://spinops.blogspot.com)
is a molar of Brontotherium, a Titanothere, collected from the Eocene aged Chadron Formation of South Dakota. This specimen was collected, prepared and identified by the Black Hills Institute.

Titanothere's are an extinct, massive, mammal that lived during the Eocene. While the very closely resembled a Rhinocerose, they were more closely related to todays horses. They first appeared 54 million years ago and when extinct at the end of the Eocene, 34 million years ago.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Brontotherium (Titanothere)
AGE
LOCATION
South Dakota
FORMATION
Chadron Formation
SIZE
2.7" long
CATEGORY
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#10745
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