Customer Picture Spotlight: Ancient Animals Preserved in Ash

Photos courtesy of Gregory Brown – Chief Preparator, Division of Vertebrate Paleontology
University of Nebraska State Museum

The pictures above contain fiberglass resin casts made from silicone molds of rhinos and three-toed horses from Ashfall Fossil Beds State Historical Park, Orchard/Royal, Nebraska. For the story behind this remarkable assemblage of 12-million year old animals killed and preserved by ash from a volcanic eruption 1000 miles west of Nebraska, see:

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