History of Paleomammology: The sabre-toothed moonrat from the island of the sabre-toothed prongdeer

historyofgeology.fieldofscience.com — In 1969 a team of palaeontologists, Cornelis Beets, Hendrik Schalke and Matthijs Freudenthal from the Dutch Rijksmuseum van Geologie en Mineralogie from Leiden, discovered and excavated various fossil lagerst├Ątten in the fissures of the Mesozoic limestone of the Gargano promontory, exposed by the intense quarrying activities in the area.