|Named By:||Aymard in 1885|
|Time Period:||Late Miocene-Early Pleistocene|
|Location:||Across Africa, Europe and central Asia|
|Size:||3 meters high at the shoulder, tusks up to 4 meters long|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Mammalia | Paenungulata | Proboscidea | Gomphotheriidae ||
Anancus is an extinct genus of gomphothere endemic to Africa, Europe, and Asia, that lived during the Turolian age of the late Miocene until the genus' extinction during the early Pleistocene, roughly from 3--1.5 million years ago.