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To learn more about ancient horses, visit Fossil Horses in Cyberspace, an exhibit on the University of Florida's website.

Hey Teachers! Check out this website about science and evolution. evolution.berkeley.edu

Do you want to be a paleontologist? See how paleontologists at the Denver Museum of Natural History do their work.

Did You Know?

Image of three toed horses.

The first horses evolved in North America 50 million years ago, and at least 14 different genera have been found at the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument in Oregon.