The Wiesbaden science writer Ernst Probst wrote six books about the ur-Rhine and the exotic wildlife on the shores of Mainz / Eppelsheim – exotic wildlife on the ur-Rhine about ten million years ago is at the heart of several E-books and paperbacks of the Wiesbaden science author Ernst Probst. At that time the short and narrow predecessor of today’s Rhine River did not flow through the surroundings of Mainz and Wiesbaden, but Alzey removes stretches 20 km west of the room across through Rhenish Hesse. The work “the ur-Rhine. Rheinhessen million a decade ago”portrays the beginnings of the Rhine and the wildlife along its banks. At that time lived amongst trunk animals, rhinos, tapirs, pigs, Beaver, Insectivores, proboscids, forest antelope, fork deer, claws animals, Saber-toothed Tiger, hyenas, bear dogs, Katzenbaren and apes on the river.
Has been discovered near bone and teeth these animals especially in deposits of the prehistoric Rhine near Eppelsheim of Alzey. Order the E-book or pocket book at: e-book/120422/the ur Rhine the work “of the Rhine elephant. The Schreckenstier of Eppelsheim”deals with up to 3.60 metres high trunk animals Deinotherium giganteum, first scientifically described in 1829 by the Darmstadt zoologists and Palaeontologists Johann Jakob Kaup. Because it has recovered in the deposits of the prehistoric Rhine often fossil remains of this animal, called them Deinotherium sands. The cast of a skull by Deinotherium is an attraction in the small but fine Dinotherium-Museum in Eppelsheim. Order the E-book or pocket book at: e-book/151473/the Rhine elephant plant “Saber-toothed Tiger to the ur-Rhine. Machairodus and Paramachairodus”informs about the skittering am Rhein ur saber tooth cat of Machairodus and the dagger-tooth cat of Paramachairodus.
The about lion great Machairodus was arguably the “King of beasts” am Rhein Ur. His contemporary of Paramachairodus reached only half of his imposing size. Also these big cats were first scientifically by Johann Jakob Kaup described.