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Contact: Kendra Snyder
American Museum of Natural History

Tinguiririca River Valley

Caption: This photo is of the Tinguiririca River valley in the Andes Mountains of Chile, where the research team discovered the newly named rodent fossils.

Credit: D.A. Croft/Case Western Reserve University

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