V is for Viverravus – #AtoZChallenge – 2017 – Uintan Mammals

V is for Viverravus

Viverravus is a carnivorous mammal. Interestingly, I have written up Viverravus in an earlier A to Z Challenge about Paleocene mammals, here. Viverravus as a genus lasted many millions of years.

Here is an early Eocene Viverravus from the Yale-Peabody Museum:

Viverravus sp. YPM VPPU 022652. right ramus with P/4, M/1

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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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