Pleistocene Vertebrate Paleontology

Research is focused on understanding the evolution and ecology of the vertebrate biota of New York State during the Pleistocene epoch.  

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Ice Age Bear Vertebra (anterior)
Published January 5, 2021 | Vertebrate Paleontology

Predators are important parts of ecosystems, and while we know species like dire wolves and saber-toothed cats lived elsewhere, there are currently no published records of Ice Age predator fossils having been found in New York. One reason for this is that predators are represented by...