Resourceful Scenes from the Past & Present
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Number 9 - Devil's Corkscrews
Devil's Corkscrews, or "Daemonelices," are casts of burrows of a primitive beaver, Paleocastor, that lived in western Nebraska during the early Miocene time. Some burrows contain the fossil skeleton of the beaver.
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Compiled by Roger K. Pabian, SNR Research Geologist, Emeritus
Illustrated by Alan Cook and Dee Ebbeka