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meaning: "Hooked beast"
Named By: Gaudry in 1863
Time Period: 6.5-1.8 Ma Late Miocene to Early Pleistocene
Location: Africa and Eurasia
Size: About 2 meters high at the shoulder
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Remains of multiple individuals
Classification: | Chordata | Mammalia | Perissodactyla | Chalicotherioidea | Chalicotheriidae | Schizotheriinae |

Ancylotherium (from Greek, meaning "hooked beast") is an extinct genus of the family Chalicotheriidae, subfamily Schizotheriinae, endemic to Europe, Asia, and Africa during the Late Miocene-Early Pleistocene (9.0--1.8 mya), existing for approximately 7.2 million years.

Read more about Ancylotherium at Wikipedia
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