When Rhinos Roamed the Yukon

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An artist’s rendering of the ancient rhino, by Julius Csotonyi via MSN.

In 1973, a Yukon teacher scooped up a handful of shiny stones on a school field trip. Those “stones” were tooth and bone fragments. They are eight million years old. And the teeth belonged to an ancient rhino!

Hiding in plain sight

The discovery almost didn’t happen. The teacher put the fragments...

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