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Platygonus/Tortoise Site

Platygonus compressus
Flat Headed Peccary
Used with permission: Vertebrate Paleontology, University of Chicago Press, Romer Third Edition 1967.

This site is located in north central Kansas. Besides the two fossils shown below, this is one of three places that I know of in Smith County where volcanic ash can be seen in fairly large deposits. The ash at this site is called Reamsville volcanic ash.

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