Hagerman Fossil Bed
Largest concentration of Hagerman Horse (Equus
simplicidens) fossils in North America are found here. Thirty
complete horse fossils and portions of 200 individual horses have been
found so far.
Hagerman Fossil Beds is internationally significant because it protects the world's richest late Pliocene epoch fossil deposits. There are over 220 species of plants and animals!
The fossil bed gives us a glimpse of life before the last Ice Age and views of the earliest appearance of modern plants and animals.
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