Scientific reconstructions of ancient animals

The 18 new paintings by Mark Marcuson depict the following species based on fossils found in Nebraska or nearby states:

* Browsing antelope (Syndyoceras)

* Archaic carnivore (Hyaenodon)

* Carnivorous beardog (Daphoenus)

* Chalicothere (Moropus)

* Digging beaver (Paleocastor)

* Entelodont (Dinohyus)

* Running rhino (Hyracodon)

* Nimravid carnivore (Dinictis)

* Titanothere (Megacerops)

* Ammonite (Didymoceras)

* Camel (Oxydactylus)

* Grand owl (new, unnamed species)

* Mammoth (Mammuthus columbi)

* Mastodon (Mammut americanum)

* Oreodont (Merycoidodon)

* Plesiosaur (Elasmosaurus)

* Stegomastodon

* Giant cretaceous fish (Xiphactinus)




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