This skull—the only specimen ever found of the species—belongs to Andrewsarchus mongoliensis. It was discovered by Museum researchers in Mongolia in 1923. Andrewsarchus lived ~45 mil yrs ago & may have been one of the largest known meat-eating land mammals to exist. #FossilFriday
Celebrating Africa Day and all our African Nobel Laureates, including Kofi Annan, Wangari Maathai, Nelson Mandela, Leymah Gbowee and Denis Mukwege who have all been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.