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Named By: Matthew in 1902
Time Period: Late Miocene-Pleistocene
Location: USA, Kansas - Ogallala Formation, Nebraska
Size: About 30 centimetres long
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Multiple individuals are known
Classification: | Chordata | Mammalia | Rodentia | Mylagaulidae | Mylagaulinae |
Also known as: | Epigaulus |

Horned gophers are extinct rodents from the genus Ceratogaulus, a member of the extinct fossorial rodent family Mylagaulidae. Ceratogaulus is the only known rodent genus with horns, and is the smallest known horned mammal. Ceratogaulus lived from the late Miocene to the early Pleistocene epoch.

Read more about Ceratogaulus at Wikipedia
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