Fossil Oreodont (small) Jaw (Hog like), Oligocene, USA

SIZE: 15-25mm (Range)

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Specimen: Merycoidodontoidea [Oreodont] Jaw
Age: Oligocene Period
Location Found: United States

Merycoidodontoidea, often referred to as Oreodont (meaning Mountain Teeth) or Ruminating Hog is a prehistoric, cud-chewing, hog like with a short face and fang-like canine teeth. Most oreodonts were sheep-sized, though some genera grew to the size of cattle! They were heavy-bodied, with short four-toed hooves and comparatively long tails.

SIMILAR TO SEEN: The image shows an example of the single specimen you will receive. This will be picked from our stock box graded and with a size within the minimum and maximum size range indicated. It will not be the exact specimen in the photo, the colours, shape, size and style may vary as with any natural item.