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History: Hippus was Here, Part 3

Reprinted from the July 1953 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

Hippus was Here, Final Installment
By Doreen Runciman

‘With reference to prehistoric remains, Colonel Hamilton Smith says: “What is most deserving of attention is the fact that while all the other genera and species found under the same conditions have ceased to exist, or have moved to higher temperatures, the horse alone has remained to the present time in the same regions, without, it would appear, any protracted interruption.”’

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‘Our History’ is curated by former Canadian Cattlemen editor, Gren Winslow.

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