P is for Protylopus – #AtoZChallenge – 2017 – Uintan Mammals

P is for Protylopus

Protylopus is an extinct type of camel that lived from the middle to late Eocene in North America. It is the oldest known camel.

Protylopus petersoni skull.
Credit: Robert Bruce Horsfall [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

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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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