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LATEST NEWS

August 2021: Our paper on limb evolution in South American native ungulates is published in PLOS ONE. You can check it out here. February 2021: Darin Croft is named Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Mammalian Evolution, the fifth person to serve in this role since the journal was founded in 1993, July 2020: PhD student Russell Engelman publishes […]

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VIDEO: Miocene Mammals

VIDEO: Miocene Mammals

In 2019, the Cleveland Museum of Natural History exhibited a small “pop-up” exhibit highlighting our NSF-sponsored research on Miocene mammals from Quebrada Honda, Bolivia. You can view the video from the exhibit below.

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BLOG: The Rafting Monkey

BLOG: The Rafting Monkey

Want to learn more about the fossil history of South American mammals? Check out my blog, The Rafting Monkey. My posts discuss the latest research on South American mammals and fossil mammal sites as well as interesting tidbits from the archives of paleomammalogy. You can visit periodically to see what is new or sign up to get an email alert every […]

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NEW BOOK: Horned Armadillos and Rafting Monkeys

NEW BOOK: Horned Armadillos and Rafting Monkeys

Do you know what a notoungulate is? How about an astrapothere, a necrolestid, or a sparassodont? These are just a few of the fascinating mammals that once called South America home. Unfortunately, these and many other ancient South American mammals left no living descendants and have no close living relatives. As a result, they are […]

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New Mammal Species

New Mammal Species

One of the primary goals of field research is to document new species occurrences: discovering a new species or finding remains of a species where none had been found before. Most people think that naming a new species is the ultimate paleontological prize. Although finding and naming new species is an exciting and important part […]

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