Teleoceras - Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia Teleoceras is an extinct genus of grazing rhinoceros that lived in North America during the Miocene epoch, which ended about 5.3 million years ago, all the way to the early Pliocene http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teleoceras
Extractions: Species Synonyms Teleoceras is an extinct genus of grazing rhinoceros that lived in North America during the Miocene epoch , which ended about 5.3 million years ago, all the way to the early Pliocene epoch Teleoceras had much shorter legs than modern rhinos, and a barrel chest, making its build more like that of a hippopotamus than a modern rhino. Like the hippo, it was probably also semi-aquatic. Teleoceras had a single small nasal horn. Teleoceras fossiger specimen at the National Museum of Natural History Washington, DC Teleoceras is the most common fossil in the Ashfall Fossil Beds of Nebraska . In fact, its remains were so numerous and concentrated that the building housing the greatest concentraion of Ashfall fossils is dubbed the "Rhino Barn". Most of the skeletons are preserved in a nearly-complete state. One extraordinary specimen includes the remains of a
Scarlet's Web - 3/1/96 - News In Brief Ashfall Fossil Beds Paleontology in the Public Eye will be the subject of the next Paul A. Olson Seminar in Great Plains Studies at the UNL. http://www.unl.edu/scarlet/v6n8/v6n8nibs.html
Extractions: Moeser Investiture Ceremony April 26 An investiture ceremony for Chancellor James Moeser is set for Friday, April 26, in the Lied Center for Performing Arts. A committee of faculty, managerial/professional and office/service staff representatives, chaired by Lawrence Mallett, director of the School of Music, is planning the ceremony. It will be open to the public, and members of the university community will be invited to attend. Watch the Scarlet for further details. Author Elizabeth Fernea will deliver the next lecture in the E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues at UNL. Fernea's lecture, "Islamic Women Today: New Challenges, Changing Roles" will be presented at 3:30 p.m. March 6 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. Her lecture is the fourth in this year's Thompson Forum series, which concludes April 16 with Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel. Thompson Forum lectures are free and open to the public. They are also available by satellite at sites statewide, including College Park at Grand Island, state colleges, community colleges, and high schools. A writer, teacher and filmmaker, Fernea has lived in the Middle East for nearly 12 years. With her husband, anthropologist Robert A. Fernea, she has done research in Iraq, Egypt and Morocco.
Scarlet's Web - 3/1/96 - Calendar March 6, Paul A. Olson Seminar in Great Plains Studies Ashfall Fossil Beds Paleontology in the Public Eye, Michael Voorhies, Univ. of Nebraska State Museum of Natural http://www.unl.edu/scarlet/v6n8/v6n8cal.html