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History: Hippus was Here, Part 2

Reprinted from the June 1953 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

Hypohippus, the Forest Horse, preferred the low-lying marshy land.

Hippus was Here, Part 2
By Doreen Runciman

‘During the whole pre-historic time there were four main migrations of Hippus, in varying stages, from the western to the eastern hemisphere. Beginning in the days of Eohippus, they continued sporadically throughout the Tertiary Period until the final phase of the Pleistocene Epoch.’

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