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Head of the ancestral elephant

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Head of the ancestral elephant—Palæomastodon—as it appeared in life. It shows, as compared with the earlier ancestor, an elongation both of the snout and the lower jaws. The tusk in the upper jaw has increased in size, but is still small as compared with that of later elephants. (After a drawing by Prof. Osborne.)

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The Project Gutenberg eBook, More Science From an Easy Chair, by Sir E. Ray (Edwin Ray) Lankester Published in 1913
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