New Genus, Species of Extinct Hippo-Like Mammal Identified from Unalaska Fossils

A new genus and species of desmostylian mammal that lived about 23 million years ago (early Miocene) has been identified from fossils found on Unalaska, an island in the Fox Islands group of the Aleutian Islands in the U.S. state of Alaska. The newly-discovered creature belongs to the order Desmostylia, a group of extinct marine [...] —> Read More