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Paleogene

The Paleogene is a geologic period and system that began 66 millions years ago and ended 23.03 million years ago and comprises the first part of the Cenozoic…
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Tasbacka danica. Image credit: Johan Lindgren. Archaeology News, Hatchling, Trilobite, Paleontologist, Prehistoric Animals, Vertebrates, Rock Hounding, Mammoth, Keratin
Tasbacka danica. Image credit: Johan Lindgren.
48-million-year-old wax discovered in a bird fossil Preserves, Wax, Paleontology, Bird, Fossils, Preserve, Birds, Preserving Food
Fatty bird gland preserved over 48 million years
48-million-year-old wax discovered in a bird fossil
Olive the primitive horse - Green River Formation Rocks And Fossils, Geology Rocks, Prehistoric World, Prehistoric Creatures, Pur Sang, Fossil Beds, Fossil Hunting, Mini Horse
New Fossil Discovery - “Olive” A Primitive Horse Ancestor From The Green River Formation
Olive the primitive horse - Green River Formation
Aspiration An extremely rare occurrence, occurred when a predatory fish ate prey that was too large and became lodged in its throat. Ancient Fish, Fish Fossil, Fossil Bones, Megafauna, Extinct Animals, Dinosaur Fossils, Petroglyphs
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Aspiration An extremely rare occurrence, occurred when a predatory fish ate prey that was too large and became lodged in its throat.
@TetZoo The ancient gekko Yantarogekko balticus, c 54 million years old, preserved in Baltic amber. The Animals, Large Animals, Amber Fossils, Dinosaur Art, Minerals And Gemstones, Rocks And Minerals
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@TetZoo The ancient gekko Yantarogekko balticus, c 54 million years old, preserved in Baltic amber.
Fossil weevil with metallic structural colours from the middle Eocene (ca. 47 Ma) locality of Messel, Germany. Credit: Uta Kiel, Forschungsinstitut und Naturmuseum Senckenberg. Structural Color, Palaeontology, Arthropods
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Fossil weevil with metallic structural colours from the middle Eocene (ca. 47 Ma) locality of Messel, Germany. Credit: Uta Kiel, Forschungsinstitut und Naturmuseum Senckenberg.
A reconstruction of the walking whale Pakicetus at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles. Photo by Brian Switek. Planet Natural, Natural History, Science Words, Prehistoric Dinosaurs, Animal Skeletons, Word Of The Day, Zoology
Science Word of the Day: Involucrum
A reconstruction of the walking whale Pakicetus at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles. Photo by Brian Switek.
Capros radobojanus (Kramberger 1882), Oligocene, Rowne, Poland; Photo © oilshale Pictures Of Fossils, Classical Latin, Save Our Oceans, Early Humans, Invertebrate, Prehistory
Capros rhenanus Weiler, 1920
Capros radobojanus (Kramberger 1882), Oligocene, Rowne, Poland; Photo © oilshale
Capros rhenanus (Weiler 1920), Middle Oligocene, Menilite Beds, Carpathian Mountains, St. Bircza, Poland; Photo © oilshale Weiler, Dinosaur Bones, Mammals
Capros rhenanus Weiler, 1920, a Boarfish
Capros rhenanus (Weiler 1920), Middle Oligocene, Menilite Beds, Carpathian Mountains, St. Bircza, Poland; Photo © oilshale
The skull of Arsinoitherium zitteli Prehistoric Wildlife, Animal Skulls
The skull of Arsinoitherium zitteli
The skull of Arsinoitherium zitteli
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Snake Fossil, Eocene, 48 million years old | Messel Museum Southern Germany Rocks And Gems
Fossil Eocene snake 48 million years old
Snake Fossil, Eocene, 48 million years old | Messel Museum Southern Germany
Extraordinary 48 million-year-old fossil of a Eurohippus messelensis mare and fetus from Messel, Germany Horse Species, Pregnant Horse, Tiny Horses, Dinosaur Crafts
Mind-Blowing Fossil Preserves Tiny Horse Carrying Unborn Foal
Extraordinary 48 million-year-old fossil of a Eurohippus messelensis mare and fetus from Messel, Germany
These 49 million-year-old freshwater turtle fossils are believed to have died of poisoning during copulation Freshwater Turtles, Reptiles, Walking In Nature, Science Nature, Archaeology
In Pictures: Fossils from the Messel site
These 49 million-year-old freshwater turtle fossils are believed to have died of poisoning during copulation
This 49 million year old fossil of a monkey's hand, only a few centimeters in size, was found at Messel Tourist Sites, Earth Science, Hand Art, Petrified Wood
In Pictures: Fossils from the Messel site
This 49 million year old fossil of a monkey's hand, only a few centimeters in size, was found at Messel