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meaning: "Ginsburg knife"
Named By: Morales et al in 2001
Time Period: Miocene
Location: Africa
Size: Unavailable
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Single specimen
Classification: | Chordata | Mammalia | Carnivora | Feliformia | Barbourofelidae |

Ginsburgsmilus is an extinct genus of carnivorous mammal of the family Barbourofelidae that was endemic to Africa during the early Miocene. There is only one known specimen of Ginsburgsmilus napakensis, dated to 20-19 mya.

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