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Named By: Jourdan in 1862
Time Period: 23.3-7 Ma Early Miocene - Middle Miocene
Location: Across Africa, Eurasia and North America
Size: Weight estimated around 80-85 kilograms
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Multiple specimens
Classification: | Chordata | Mammalia | Carnivora | Caniformia | Amphicyonidae |
Also known as: | Absonodaphoenus | Amphicyon amnicola | Amphicyon lemanensis | Hebucides | Hecubides | Parictis bathygenus |

Cynelos is a large extinct genus of terrestrial carnivores belonging to the suborder Caniformia, family Amphicyonidae ("bear dog"), and which inhabited North America, Europe Asia, and Africa from the Early Miocene subepoch to the Late Miocene subepoch 24.8--7.2 Mya, existing for approximately 17.6 million years.

Dentition of this animal displayed only the characteristics of a carnivore.

Read more about Cynelos at Wikipedia
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