WPA Workers with Fossil (IMAGE) University of Texas at Austin Caption A new study of fossils dug up in Texas during the Great Depression offers the best look yet of an ancient environment that was once home to a diverse array of animals including camels, rhinos, alligators and an ancient elephant relative. Glen Evans (left), who managed much of the Works Progress Administration's effort to collect Texas fossils, is pictured here carrying a fossil in a field jacket with a worker. Credit The University of Texas at Austin Jackson School of Geosciences Usage Restrictions Include photo credit License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.