New Book Details South America's Surprising Prehistoric Mammals

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 13:31 in Paleontology & Archaeology

South America was home to a host of unique animals during the 60-some million years the continent was isolated, during most of the Cenozic Period. Details and constructions of mammals ranging from mouse-sized marsupials to elephant-size sloths, with photos of fossil remains and 15 collections sites across the continent are included in a new book.

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