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Update of theft of fossil specimens



Greetings, again:

The University of Michigan is asking that any further calls made in regard
to the theft of fossil specimens from The Exhibit Museum of Natural History
be made to the following number.  The original description of stolen
materials is found below.  Thank you.   313-764-8559

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Fossil specimens of Diceratherium cooki, Miocene (25 million years ago)
short-horned extinct rhino.

This was part of a bone bed slab originally from Agate Springs, Nebraska.

TAKEN:  1 Cranium, about 12 inches long and a limb bone, also about 12
inches long.  Fossil color ranges from dark gray to cream.  Fossils are of
good quality and complete, with minimum breakage or deformation.  Teeth are
also in good condition.

There are no specimen numbers as the specimens were a part of a larger bone
slab with many bones.
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Matthew Linke

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Matthew Linke
Planetarium Director
University of Michigan Exhibit Museum of Natural History
Ann Arbor,  Michigan
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