Z is for Zionodon – #AtoZChallenge – 2017 – Uintan Mammals

Z is for Zionodon

Zionodon is an adorable little insectivorous mammal related to modern elephant shrews. You may squee now.

Here’s a skeleton of a close fossil relative, Macrocranion tupaiodon:

Macrocranion tupaiodon.
Credit Ghedoghedo CC 3.0 By-SA

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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