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meaning: "Libya lizard"
Named By: G. Bonnarelli in 1947
Time Period: Middle Miocene to Late Miocene
Location: Algeria. Chad. Libya. Tunisia. Uganda
Size: Up to, possibly over three meters long
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Partial remains of several individuals
Classification: | Chordata | Mammalia | Artiodactyla | Anthracotheriidae | Bothriodontinae |

Libycosaurus ("Lizard of Libya") was one of the last anthracothere genera. It lived from the Middle to the Late Miocene, and ranged throughout Central and Northern Africa, and in Uganda, in what was then a lush, marshy environment.

Read more about Libycosaurus at Wikipedia
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