Fossil record disappears at different rates

Considerably more of the fossil record of creatures such as mammoths, mastodons, camels, horses and ground sloths has been lost in what is now the continental United States and South America than in Alaska and areas near the Bering Strait. New statistical analysis shows wide variation in the rates at which the bones of ancient animals in the Americas have been lost.
Paleontology News — ScienceDaily

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