Hyracotherium (Sifrhippus) sp.


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The skull was long, having 44 low-crowned teeth. Although it had low-crowned teeth, the beginnings of the characteristic horse-like ridges on the molars can be seen. Hyracotherium is believed to have been a browsing herbivore that ate primarily soft leaves as well as some fruits and nuts and plant shoots.

Early Eocene
Willwood Formation
Big Horn Basin, Worland, Washakie County
16mm x 24mm jaw section with 2 teeth.
mammal, equidae

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Weight 50 g