miocene : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n from 25 million to 13 million years ago; appearance of grazing mammals
News & Articles
- A tandem-horned rhino from the Late Miocene of China reveals origin of the unicorn elasmothere
Whereas other elasmotheres had either a weak or strong nasal horn, Elasmotherium lost its ancestral nasal horn and abruptly developed a long frontal horn. The May 2013 (15) issue of Chinese Science Bulletin included a report of the first discovered skull of Sinotherium lagrelii from the Late Miocene red clays (~ 7 Ma) of the Linxia Basin, northwestern China that provides new evidence for the ...
June 21, 2013 - EurekAlert!