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Any thoughts on expanding this to include long dead taxa?
Great idea Pip. I am a fan of integrating paleo perspectives with modern ones. But right now a very well-curated website for mammal fossils already exists-- have you seen https://paleobiodb.org/navigator/ ? Click on Mammalia on the right side; it even maps their localities on a temporal basis!
Why some fossil species were icluded (e.g. Nothrotheriops and Mylodon in Pilosa)?
Hi @daniel_casali -- we are aiming to make this species extinct in the last ~500 years only (similar to the IUCN list), so in the process of data curation in that regard