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Gudrun Evans

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Susanna Sova

Updated on February 13, 2019

New and Old Worlds

Database of fossil mammals


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User name and password are no longer required to browse the database. However any data used should be cited as specified here. If you would like a personal account, please contact Mikael Fortelius or Susanna Sova for more information.

Need help? Illustrated instructions for using the interface

While we have done our best to make the interface intuitive, we highly recommend you spend a few moments familiarising yourself with it using the guides below:

Export Data

It is possible to export and download datasets directly from the database. Please read the instructions for exporting records and map coordinates, and remember to acknowledge the source of the data using the recommended citation.

Download standard versions

Previous public releases of NOW data are available as an Excel file (version 4.0).

2003 (July)

2002 (January)

2000 (November)

2000 (March)

NOW database interface created and maintained by Gudrun Evans and Jouni Vepsäläinen.