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Named By: William Diller Matthew in 1907
Time Period: Miocene
Location: USA
Size: Estimated between 20 and 60 kilograms, but opinions amongst palaeontologists can vary greatly
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Multiple individuals
Classification: | Chordata | Mammalia | Carnivora | Mustelidae | Oligobuninae |
Also known as: | Aelurocyon brevifacies | Brachypsalis simplicidens | Megalictis brevifacies | Megalictis simplicidens | Paroligobunis | simplicidens |

Megalictis (great weasel) is an extinct genus of large predatory mustelids, which existed in North America during the "cat gap" in the Miocene period. It is thought to have resembled a large wolverine, with a body mass of up to 60 kilograms (130 lb).

Read more about Megalictis at Wikipedia
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