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Throughout most of the Eocene (over 20 years), only minor evolutionary changes took place in Hyracotherium and its close descendants.

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Mesohippus is in between the Eohippus horses and the more “modern hoses”.
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Science on Trial: The Case for Evolution
Designed as a response to creationism, this book provides students, educators, and general readers with the evidence for evolution, an explanation of evolutionary processes, a refutation of the claims of creationists, and insight into the nature of scientific inquiry. By Douglas J. Futuyma [Sunderland, Mass.: Sinauer Associates, Inc., 1995].

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It is the only surviving genus in the previous diverse family of horses.
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What this means is that perissodactyls and artiodactyls (which counted among the of prehistoric times) both evolved from a common ancestor, which lived only a few million years after the demise of the dinosaurs at the end of the period, 65 million years ago.


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Orohippus still had padded feet, but the vestigial outer toes of Eohippus were not present in Orohippus.
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In this activity, high school students perform biogeographic analysis to infer the evolutionary history of a group of three lizard species in the Canary Islands. Teacher instructions and a variety of possible outcomes of the activity are included. Hosted by the University of California Museum of Paleontology.

The first Equus were pony-sized with features of a horse: it had a rigid spine, long neck and legs, a long nose, deep jaw, and a flexible muzzle.
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Evolution on Islands
Intended for an advanced scientific audience, this book provides an introduction to the field of island biogeography and individual chapters detailing biogeographical studies of plants and animals. Speciation receives much attention, and the bibliography is extensive. Edited by Peter R. Grant [New York: Oxford University Press, 1998].

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Early Cambrian Paleogeography and Tectonic History: A Biogeographic Approach
This analysis shows how biogeographical and geophysical studies can inform each other, using the breakup of the supercontinent Rodinia during the early Cambrian as a case in point. By Bruce S. Lierberman [ 25 (1997): 1039-1043].

Evolution of horses: Ecology and Biodiversity

Genes, Peoples and Languages
In this book, the author explains the historical spread of genes, peoples, cultures, and languages through Europe in the past 5,000 years, based on genetic, anthropological, and biogeographic evidence. By Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza [Translated by Mark Seielstad. New York: North Point Press, 2000].

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It had three toes on its front and hind feet, the 4th toe became a vestigial lump.

As millions of years progressed, the various species of horses evolved; they became larger, taller, the number and size of their teeth increased, and each species looked more distinctively like a modern day horse.

Equus: This is the genus of all modern horses that appeared about 4 million years ago and are still alive till this day.

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Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
This book is a biogeography of diseases, culture, and historical development. By Jared Diamond [New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 1997].