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meaning: "Gluttonous eater"
Named By: Edward Drinker Cope in 1892
Time Period: Middle Miocene to Late Pliocene, 12-2 Ma
Location: North America, especially the United States and Mexico
Size: 1.5 meters long. Up to 43kg
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Many known specimens
Classification: | Chordata | Mammalia | Carnivora | Canidae | Borophaginae |
Also known as: | Cynogulo | Osteoborus | Hyaenognathus | Porthocyon |

Borophagus ("gluttonous eater") is an extinct genus of the subfamily Borophaginae, a group of canids endemic to North America from the Middle Miocene epoch through the Late Pliocene epoch 12--2 Mya.

Read more about Borophagus at Wikipedia
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