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Capybara - Lower Jaw

Here is a jawbone from a Capybara - a giant rat. Every tooth is intact, and it still has the tusk inside! It is the black piece that is visable through the hole toward the center and again on the lower right side of the fossil.
Location Berkeley County, South Carolina, USA
Species Hydrochaeris holmesi
Age Pliocene Epoch
Category Land Mammal

ID1252
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Date Added8/21/1999

  

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