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Harrison Institute, Centre for Biodiversity Research

Extracting fossil bearing gravels from the bed of the River Deben, Suffolk.

Fossil mammals

The Harrison Institute is currently conducting two palaeontological projects. Both are concerned with mammals from the Tertiary Period and are based at sites in southern England.

1: An investigation of earliest Eocene fauna in the Suffolk Pebble Bed [more information]

2: A review of the Late Middle Eocene mammal fauna from Creechbarrow in Dorset [more information]