Cook, Harold J. (Harold James) 1887-1962

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1887 - 1962

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In 1922 Harold J. Cook, a geologist, sent then American Museum of Natural History president, Henry Fairfield Osborn, a molar tooth. Osborn thought it may have belonged to a primitive man, but more field work in the area revealed the tooth to be an upper premolar of a Prosthennops, an extict wild pig


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