Museum

CENOZOIC FOSSIL COLLECTIONS

Eocene Green River Formation (Wyoming)

Miocene Agate Springs Locality (Nebraska)

Agate Springs Locality (Nebraska)

mural

Wesleyan has a collection of vertebrate bones from the Lower Miocene Agate Springs locality (Nebraska); the fauna at the site has been reconstructed in a mural at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington (see below); a description of life 21 million years ago is also available at this website.

 

bones menoceras

Wesleyan has a large display of bones, dominated by those of the pig-size rhinocerosMenoceras arikarense, which has been brought to life for us by artist Kelly Taylor.