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Tseng and Collegue ID Fossil Belonging to Extinct ‘Beardog’

Updated December 19, 2016

Jack Tseng, PhD, assistant professor of pathology and anatomical sciences, has helped establish that a fossil that sat largely unnoticed in a drawer at Chicago’s Field Museum belonged to an extinct relative of dogs, foxes and weasels. The fossil represents a new genus, the taxonomic rank above species.