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Protoceratidae sp. Tooth   Calvert County, Maryland, USA - Protoceratidae sp.
This fossilized mammal tooth was laying in some gravel about 3 ft below the water-line. Although not conclusive, the tooth might belong to a member of the family Protoceratidae which was a group of animals resembling deer but more closely related to Camels. They had the distinguishing characteristic of a “slingshot” shaped horn on their snout. ...
  

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