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meaning: "bear jaw"
Named By: Robert Broom in 1911
Time Period: Permian
Location: South Africa
Size: 18 centimetre skull, Body about 1.1 meters long
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Several specimens
Classification: | Chordata | Therapsida | Gorgonopsidae |

Arctognathus is an extinct genus of gorgonopsid that throve during the Late Permian in the Karoo basin of what is now South Africa.

Read more about Arctognathus at Wikipedia
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