That said, here is another controversial image of a possible proboscidean from Renegade Canyon in the Coso Range, Inyo County, California. From Wordnik.com. [Very Old Rock Art Revisited] Reference
But how could anyone get mad at that face, with its mournful, innocent eyes and its proboscidean mouth where its hair ought to be, tottering after him with the stride of a quadrupedal duck?. From Wordnik.com. [The End of The Matter]
The image above from Utah may look familiar to you as I blogged about it here a couple of months ago as one of the very few possible images of Pleistocene megafauna a proboscidean from North American rock art. From Wordnik.com. [Very Old Rock Art Revisited] Reference
If it was a distinct genus as hypothesized then it would occupy a distinct place in the early proboscidean family tree. From Wordnik.com. [ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science] Reference
The book is organized by time period, and in the Eocene section Knipe stops to consider the strange, aquatic proboscidean Moeritherium. From Wordnik.com. [ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science] Reference
As Delmer notes, there is still plenty of work to do, but enough has already been found to start a serious debate about this early part of proboscidean history. From Wordnik.com. [ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science] Reference
As the proboscidean group seems to be from utterly unknown causes a failing group in many parts of the world, I should not have anticipated the formation of new races. From Wordnik.com. [More Letters of Charles Darwin — Volume 1] Reference
At first, the strange anatomy of the animals from China seemed to most closely resemble that of an extinct proboscidean which had recently been found in the strata of Nebraska by Erwin Hinckly Barbour. From Wordnik.com. [Wired Top Stories] Reference
A rather more important consideration, as it seems to me, is that the whole proboscidean group may, I presume, be looked at as verging towards extinction: anyhow, the extinction has been complete as far as Europe and America are concerned. From Wordnik.com. [More Letters of Charles Darwin — Volume 1] Reference
This most certainly marked it as an early proboscidean as members of this group of mammals had the number of their incisors reduced during their evolutionary history, with many later forms (including modern elephants) retaining only the modified second incisors commonly called "tusks" in the upper jaw. From Wordnik.com. [ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science] Reference
At the other end of the table, close to where the food came from -- and where the people got served first -- was the German passenger, a man strongly built and with a ruddy face, fair hair, reddish beard, clumsy hands, and a very long nose which reminded one of the proboscidean feature of the plantigrades. From Wordnik.com. [The Adventures of a Special Correspondent] Reference
That big tertiary proboscidean did not live quite long enough, it is true, to be hunted by the cavemen of the Pleistocene age, but he survived at any rate as long as the Pliocene -- our day before yesterday -- and he often fell very likely before the fire-split flint weapons of the Abbé Bourgeois 'Miocene men. From Wordnik.com. [Falling in Love With Other Essays on More Exact Branches of Science] Reference
This is known as the Proboscidea Datum Event as, obviously, it’s the point when African proboscidean groups make their first appearance in Eurasia. From Wordnik.com. [Why putting your hand in a peccary’s mouth is a really bad idea] Reference
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