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Tusk-toothed salmon, giant tortoise, oh my. College of Idaho goes prehistoric

Old bones: While the Hagerman Horse, official Idaho state fossil will not be in attendance at a College of Idaho lecture on Friday, some of his fellow prehistoric beasts will get some well-deserved attention.
Old bones: While the Hagerman Horse, official Idaho state fossil will not be in attendance at a College of Idaho lecture on Friday, some of his fellow prehistoric beasts will get some well-deserved attention. Statesman file photo

College of Idaho hosts “Night at the Museum” to mark Homecoming Friday.

Julia Sankey from the class of ‘79 will present a lecture, “Giant tusk-toothed salmon, Galapagos-sized tortoises, and other extinct wildlife of California” at 7:15 p.m., Oct. 7 at Boone Science Hall, Room 103. The evening will include special awards, dessert and a tour of the Orma J. Smith Natural History Museum.

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