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Earliest evidence yet of huge hippos in Britain
« on: October 04, 2021, 06:43:17 pm »
https://le.ac.uk/news/2021/october/hippo-fossil

Palaeobiologists have unearthed the earliest evidence yet of hippos in the UK.

Excavations at Westbury Cave in Somerset, led by University of Leicester PhD student Neil Adams, uncovered a million-year-old hippo tooth which shows the animal roamed Britain much earlier than previously thought.

 

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