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meaning: "Pony"
Named By: de Christol in 1832
Time Period: Early Miocene to Pleistocene,[1] 23-0.781 Ma
Location: Across Africa, Asia, Europe and North America
Size: Around 1.4 meters high at the shoulder
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Hundreds of specimens
Classification: | Chordata | Mammalia | Perissodactyla | Equidae |
Also known as: | Hemihipparion | Stylohipparion |

Hipparion (Greek, "pony") is an extinct genus of horse that lived in North America, Asia, Europe, and Africa during the Miocene through Pleistocene ~23 Mya--781,000 years ago, existing for 22 million years.

Its habitat or biome would be that of non-forested, grassy plains, shortgrass prairie or steppes.

Read more about Hipparion at Wikipedia
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