Gray Site Fossils on Exhibit
East Tennessee State University
Carroll Reece Museum
Temporary exhibit, More Fossils
from the Gray Site.
October - November, 2003
Photos; Anne Whittemore
Partial tapir skeleton, plaster skull models for comparison.
fragments, order Proboscidea, suborder Elephantoidea,
most likely family Gomphotheridae. Left, fragments from
an "elephant" pelvic
girdle, and images of reconstructed shovel tusker gomphotheres Platybelodon and Amebelodon. Right, various bone fragments.
Tusk fragments and fragments from the end of a femur.
Alligator limb and pelvic fragments, and
Two alligator vertebrae, and reflections
from mirror behind display.
Alligator limb bones and scutes (ossified
Teleoceras astragalus (left) ulna (center), metapodial (right rear) and partial tooth (right).
Chrysemys (painted turtle species): Order Testudines (turtles, tortoises, and terrapins);
family Emydidae (pond turtles); subfamily Deirochelyinae; Genus Chrysemys.