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Contact: Alexis Blue
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University of Arizona

Gomphothere Mandible

Caption: Archaeologists working in northwestern Mexico were not sure what kind of animal they had unearthed until they found this telltale jawbone, which belonged to a gomphothere.

Credit: Joaquin Arroyo-Cabrales/Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia

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