J is for Janimus – #AtoZChallenge – 2017 – Uintan Mammals

J is for Janimus

Janimus is a rodent. It is thought that it is in the same family as modern beavers, despite some differences. It’s teeny tiny molar teeth were each about 1 mm square. Janimus in life may have been about the size of a large squirrel.

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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