Monday, December 18, 2017

Atocetus Dolphin Fin Fossil


This image is of a Atocetus fuchsii dolphin fin fossil model on display at Mace Brown Museum of Natural History (August 2017). It dates to the Miocene Epoch (about 12 million years ago), Neogene Period. The fossil was found in the Sarmatian Marl, Chinteni Village, Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

The Mace Brown Museum of Natural History is located at the College of Charleston, 202 Calhoun Street, 2nd Floor, Charleston, South Carolina 29424.

Learn more at their blog: http://blogs.cofc.edu/macebrownmuseum/

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Nolmesina septentrionalis Pampathere Fossil


This image is of a Nolmesina septentrionalis giant pampathere (like an armadillo) fossil on display at Mace Brown Museum of Natural History (August 2017). It dates to the Pleistocene Epoch (about 2-1.5 million years ago), Quaternary Period. The fossil was found in the Suwanee River Florida, USA.

The Mace Brown Museum of Natural History is located at the College of Charleston, 202 Calhoun Street, 2nd Floor, Charleston, South Carolina 29424.

Learn more at their blog: http://blogs.cofc.edu/macebrownmuseum/