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Prehistoric Horses - The Story of Their Evolution
Apart from a couple of bothersome side branches, horse evolution presents a neat, orderly picture of natural selection in action. The basic story line goes like ...
Pliohippus – About.com Prehistoric Mammals
This Pliocene horse was built for speed. ... Prehistoric Horses - The Story of Horse Evolution · Saber-Toothed Cats – The “Tigers” of the Prehistoric Plains ...
Prehistoric Dogs and Dog Evolution - Dinosaurs - About.com
In many ways, the story of dog evolution follows the same plot line as the evolution of horses and elephants: a small, inoffensive, ancestral species gives rise, ...
Understanding the Horse - History, Relatives, Lifespan ...
Horses, donkeys, asses and ponies descended from a small dog like creature called hyracotherium . It is common to think of the horse's evolution as a straight ...
Prehistoric Whales and Whale Evolution - Dinosaurs - About.com
It may be hard to believe, but the story of whale evolution begins with terrestrial, ... Story of Elephant Evolution · Prehistoric Horses - The Story of Horse Evolution  ...
Hyracotherium (Eohippus) – About.com Prehistoric Mammals
As with many such evolutionary precursors, Hyracotherium didn't look much like a horse, with its slender, deerlike body and three- and four-toed feet; also, ...
Dinohippus – About.com Prehistoric Mammals
This prehistoric horse wasn't quite as fearsome as its name. ... Prehistoric Horses - The Story of Horse Evolution · Saber-Toothed Cats – The “Tigers” of the ...
Prehistoric Elephants and Elephant Evolution - Dinosaurs - About.com
Here's what we know about the evolution of elephants, along with profiles of ... Prehistoric Horses - The Story of Horse Evolution · Prehistoric Whales - The Story  ...
Merychippus – About.com Prehistoric Mammals
An important intermediate genus in horse evolution.
Hipparion – About.com Prehistoric Mammals
Along with Hippidion and Merychippus, Hipparion was one of the most successful prehistoric horses of the Miocene epoch, evolving in North America about 20 ...
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