Contact: Dan Smythe
Canadian Museum of Nature
Caption: This is an illustration of the High Arctic camel on Ellesmere Island during the Pliocene warm period, about three-and-a-half million years ago. The camels lived in a boreal-type forest. The habitat includes larch trees and the depiction is based on records of plant fossils found at nearby fossil deposits.
Credit: Julius T. Csotonyi
Usage Restrictions: For use with story about High Arctic camel. Credit Julius Csotonyi.
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