Horse

William Shipp, the first Palaeontographical Society local secretary, found this horse molar near Blandford in the late 1800s. He excavated reptile material from the Swanage Purbeck Beds, and fish from Lyme Regis.

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Common name

Horse

Scientific name

Equus cf caballus

Type

Vertebrates > Mammals


Strata

Pleistocene Gravels

Time period

Quaternary

Age

1 million years

Where found

Blandford

Found by

William Shipp

Museum

Dorset County Museum, Dorchester

Accession number

DCM.G.11637