South American rodents’ ancestry


This 6 November 2018 video says about itself:

When Rodents Rafted Across the Ocean

The best evidence we have suggests that, while Caviomorpha originated in South America, they came from ancestors in Africa, over 40 million years ago. So how did they get there? Thanks to Ceri Thomas for the Josephoartigasia monesi reconstruction.

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