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”)
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