F is for Forstercooperia – #AtoZChallenge – 2017 – Uintan Mammals

F is for Forstercooperia

Forstercooperia is a rhinocerotid (a hoofed mammal closely related to rhinos) from the Eocene of Asia. Originally, this name was applied to a similar mammal from the Uinta Formation of Utah, but the Utahn specimens have since been renamed Uintaceras (“Uinta horn”)

Forstercooperia by Roman Yevseyev (on DeviantArt)

Published by paleololigo

Scientist (Paleontology, Geochemistry, Geology); Writer (Speculative and Science Fiction, plus technical and non-technical Science); Mom to great boy on the Autism spectrum; possessor of too many hobbies.

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