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meaning: "Little horse"
Named By: Richard Owen in 1869
Time Period: Pliocene-Late Pleistocene (Montehermosan-Lujanian & Blancan)~5.332-0.009 Ma
Location: Across South America
Size: 1.4 meters high at the shoulders
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Multiple specimens
Classification: | Chordata | Mammalia | Perissodactyla | Equidae |

Hippidion (meaning little horse) is an extinct genus of horse that lived in South America during the Pleistocene epoch, between two million and 10,000 years ago.

Read more about Hippidion at Wikipedia
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