This is a 3D laser scan of a metatarsal, part of the holotype skeleton of Macrauchenia patachonica. It was collected on 10th to 18th January 1834 at Puerto San Julián in Argentina by Charles Darwin and is between 1.5 million and 10,000 years old. It is part of the Earth Sciences collection at the Natural History Museum, London. This has been scanned as part of the Museum’s Darwin Fossil Mammals digitisation project. Find out more at www.nhm.ac.uk/darwinsfossils.
188mm x 50mm x 49mm.
Specimen number NHMUK PV M 43402 T Visit the dataset (https://doi.org/10.5519/0086786) and specimen record (https://data.nhm.ac.uk/object/3b5bf52f-1f39-4827-a92c-69c5fac55eeb) on the Museum’s Data Portal for images and to request high resolution scan data.
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