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Contact: Natasha Pinol
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Fossil Reconstruction

Caption: Like most early nocturnal mammals, Rugosodon eurasiaticus was active at night. This reconstruction shows Rugosodon searching for food among ferns and cycads on the lake shores in the darkness.

Credit: [Illustration by April Isch, University of Chicago]

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