Horse Skull (Equis insulatus) & Saber-toothed Cat Skull (Smilodon populator)

North American Species

Horses evolved in North America and traveled south during the interchange, later becoming extinct in the Americas before Spaniards reintroduced…
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Britt's Shovel-tusker (Amebelodon britti)

Britt’s Shovel-tusker

Shovel-tuskers were among the largest proboscideans (related to elephants) to live in North America. Paleontologists once believed they used their…
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Six Ancient Horse Jaws of varying sizes

Ancient Horses

Museum scientists have discovered nearly 500 Parahippus jaws from the Thomas Farm Fossil site, allowing study of differences between juveniles…
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Southeastern beach mice

Southeastern Beach Mice

Florida’s beach mouse populations are specialized to certain climatic conditions and coastal habitats unique to the small areas where they…
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Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae)

Humpback Whale

Many whale species swim near Florida shores. They sometimes become stranded and die on Florida beaches, as did this juvenile…
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