Perissodactyl Skull Reproductions From Arizona Dry Bones
Horse, Rhino and Tapir Skulls From Arizona Dry Bones

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Perissodactyl Skull Reproductions

Modern perissodactyls include the horses, rhinos and tapirs. There are a number of extinct groups as well. All modern species have a mesaxonic foot, with the axis of the hand or foot passing through the middle of the 3rd digit. Modern horses have a single digit, while tapirs and rhinos have three.



Domestic Horse (Equus caballus). The modern domestic horse, today found in nearly world-wide.

Length of skull: 21.3 inches. Price $240.00


Przewalski's Horse (Equus caballus przewalskii). The only wild, undomesticated form of Equus caballus which survived into modern times.

Length of skull: 21.5 inches.
Price: $240.00


Plains Zebra (Equus burchelli)

Length of skull: 20.9 inches.
Price: $240.00


Extinct Fossil Horse of Rancho La Brea (Eqqus occidentalis)

Length of skull: 23.0 inches.
Price: $420.00



White Rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum)

Length of skull: 18.0 inches.
Price: $900.00


Black Rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis)

Length of skull: 23.0 inches.
Price: $900.00


Woolly Rhinoceros Fossil (Coelodonta antiquitatis)

Length of skull: 31 inches.
Price: $346.00



Brazilian Tapir (Tapirus terrestris)

Length of skull: 16.0 inches.
Price: $350.00

Malayan Tapir (Tapirus indicus)

Length of skull: 17.8 inches.
Price: $350.00

Bairds Tapir (Tapirus bairdii) .

Length of skull: 15.7 inches.
Price: $350.00


References for Perissodactyls:

Sisson S & Grossman JD (1953) The Anatomy of the Domestic Animals. 4th edition, revised. Philadelphia: WB Saunders Company. (horse anatomy)

Olsen, S. J. 1982. An Osteology of Some Maya Mammals. Harvard University, Peabody Museum. (tapir osteology)

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