Florida Museum of Natural History

Look at the fossil tooth below and compare it to the figures representing those of horses (Caballines), zebras (Zebrines), and asses (Hemionines).

fossil tooth

To which group does this fossil Equus belong?

Should our artist reconstruct the animal with or without stripes?

A. Zebras     B. Horses     C. Asses

equine teeth comparision

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