This small primitive horse, Eurohippus messelensis, was found in the Messel Pit, near Frankfurt in Germany, an exceptional fossil deposit dating from the Eocene era, 47 million years ago. In this short video, animation and archive photos tell the story of its discovery, special treatment and biology.


  • Title: The Primitive Horse from Messel
  • Creator: Video: RBINS
  • Date Created: -47000000
  • Location: Messel, Germany
  • Medium: Video

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