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Ancient 'Texas Serengeti' had elephant-like animals, rhinos, alligators and more

April 12, 2019 - General

During the Great Depression, some unemployed Texans were put to work as fossil hunters. The workers retrieved tens of thousands of specimens that have been studied in small bits and pieces while stored in the state collections of The University of Texas at Austin for the past 80 years.

A new study of fossils dug up in Texas during the Great Depression offers the best look yet of an ancient environment
that was once home to a diverse…

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