Hyracodon (Running Rhino) Jaw Section - Nebraska

This is a jaw section of Hyracodon nebraskensis. It was collected from the the Brule Formation in Nebraska and would be approximately 32-34 million years old. This section contains 1 teeth and a partial tooth.

This specimen was collected by the Black Hills Institute.

Hyracodons were hornless running rhinoceroses with large heads compared to their slight, pony-like bodies. They are an extinct line as I'm sure you've noticed there are no Rhinos browsing the planes of North America today.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Hyracodon nebraskensis
LOCATION
Sioux County, Nebraska
FORMATION
Brule Formation, Orella Member
SIZE
2.67" long
CATEGORY
ITEM
#10726
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