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Western Camel, Camelops hesternus. The camel family evolved in North America during the Middle Eocene Epoch, 40-45 million years ago. Many different species of camels were present in North America during the various geologic ages. Camels migrated to Asia 4-5 million years ago across the Bering land bridge. All camel species in North America were extinct by 11,000 years ago.

Western Camel, Camelops hesternus. The camel family evolved in North America during the Middle Eocene Epoch, 40-45 million years ago. Many different species of camels were present in North America during the various geologic ages. Camels migrated to Asia 4-5 million years ago across the Bering land bridge. All camel species in North America were extinct by 11,000 years ago.

Cast of the fossil dromaeosaur specimen NGMC 91 (nicknamed "Dave", cf. Sinornithosaurus), at the American Museum of Natural History in New York.

Cast of the fossil dromaeosaur specimen NGMC 91 (nicknamed "Dave", cf. Sinornithosaurus), at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. He looks like he's questioning something

Basilosaurus is Latin for “King Lizard”, but actually they are mammals. Another common name “Zeuglodon” means ‘Yoke Tooth,’ because its triangular teeth resemble a yoke. It was 50-70 ft. (18M) in length and was one of the first whales to become extremely large. This Archaeocete Whale lived 45-34 Million Years Ago in the late Eocene Period. It hunted and raised its young in warm shallow seas.

Basilosaurus is Latin for “King Lizard”, but actually they are mammals. Another common name “Zeuglodon” means ‘Yoke Tooth,’ because its triangular teeth resemble a yoke.

Pentaceratops at Sam Noble Museum, Norman OK

Pentaceratops is often said to have the largest skull of any land animal. Its name means face: from the Cretaceous Period in what is now N. Sam Noble Museum, Norman OK

Nasutoceratops, which translates to big-nosed horned face, sported a wide, flaring snout and absurdly long horns.

A newly identified dinosaur with horns so long they would put Triceratops to shame has been discovered in the Utah desert. Nasutoceratops, which translates to big-nosed horned face, sported a wide, flaring snout and absurdly long horns.