Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument (U.S. National Park Service)

Do you know horses evolved in North America? The Hagerman Horse, Equus simplicidens, is the first true one toed horse. It's the park's most famous fossil but we have fossil evidence of over two hundred different species.

National Park Service Archeology Program

The Archeology Program works on the preservation, conservation, and protection of archaeological sites and artifacts in the national parks and throughout the U.S., the curation of archaeological collections and reports, public outreach and education, and the National Archeological Database.