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Summer Presentations: Prehistoric Mammals of Marion County, Florida
June 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Bruce MacFadden, Ph.D. UF Distinguished Professor, TESI Director, & Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology
Florida Museum, University of Florida, Gainesville
In prehistoric times, now-extinct mammals such as mammoths, mastodons, saber-toothed tigers, zebras, and giant ground sloths roamed what is now Marion County. Dr. MacFadden will tell the story about how these ancient giants got into Florida, where they lived, and how they became extinct.