Whose snout is this?

This, this is Diplocaulus
A lepospondyl amphibian
Praise, praise, praise to Ron Pine:
He won himself the blue ribbon.

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Whose snout is this?

Whose snout is this, from Permian days,
On your computer is showing?
Submit your guess (ten words or less)
If you believe you are knowing.

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Parahippus cognatus!

Those were the teeth, by gum, of Parahippus cognatus, a Miocene ancestor of the modern horse. And they’re especially interesting because Parahippus and its descendants were grazers, rather than browsers, specializing in eating grasses. Do you see that in the teeth with their high crowns and their fancy surfaces?

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