Tapir lower jaw

Sheep Pass Formation

Lower middle Eocene Sheep Pass Formation

White Pine County, Nevada

Different viewing perspectives of the same left mandibular ramus (left lower jaw bone) from an extinct tapir, called scientically Fouchia elyensis. From the early middle Eocene section of the upper Cretaceous to middle Eocene Sheep Pass Formation, White Pine County, Nevada. Scale at left-center is in millimeters; longer scale is roughly upper center is 3 centimeters long. Photograph courtesy Dr. Robert J. Emry. I edited and processed the image with photoshop.

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