Reconstruction of the Early Eocene (52 Million-Year-Old) Fauna (image) Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Share Print E-Mail Caption This is a reconstruction of the early Eocene (52 million-year-old) fauna that inhabited the rainforest around a northern British Colombia lake. The tapiroid Heptodon drinks in the shallows, while the small proto-hedgehog Silvacola acares stalks a green lacewing (Pseudochrysopa harveyi) in the foreground. Credit Illustration © by Julius T. Csotonyi. Usage Restrictions Illustration © by Julius T. Csotonyi. For permission, please call 587-921-1802 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org Share Print E-Mail 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.