Merychippus
Merychippus is an extinct proto-horse of the family Equidae that was endemic to North America during the Miocene from 20.43—10.3 Ma living for approximately 10.13 million years.It had three toes on ea...
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Hyracotherium
Hyracotherium (/ˌhaɪərəkɵˈθɪəriəm/ HY-rək-o-THEER-ee-əm; "hyrax-like beast") is an extinct genus of very small (about 60 cm in length) perissodactyl ungulates which was found in the London Clay f...
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Palaeotheriidae
Palaeotheres are an extinct group of herbivorous mammals related to tapirs and rhinoceros, and probably ancestral to horses. They ranged across Europe and Asia during the Eocene through Oligocene 55—2...
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Archaeohippus
Archaeohippus is an extinct three toed member of the family Equidae known from fossils of Late Oligocene to early Miocene age. The genus is noted for several distinct skeletal features. The skull pos...
Wild horse
The wild horse (Equus ferus) is a species of the genus Equus, which includes as subspecies the modern domesticated horse (Equus ferus caballus) as well as the undomesticated Tarpan (Equus ferus ferus)...
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Sifrhippus
Sifrhippus is an extinct, monotypic genus of equid containing the species S. sandrae and S. grangeri. Sifrhippus is the oldest equid known from North America, and its fossils come from the earliest Eo...
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Propalaeotherium
Propalaeotherium was an early genus of equid endemic to Europe and Asia during the Middle Eocene.
Propalaeotherium was named by Paul Gervais. Its name means "before Palaeotherium". It was conside...
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Equus sivalensis
Equus sivalensis is an extinct equid, discovered in the Siwalik hills. Remains date to 2.6 million years ago, and it is assumed that it was extinct during the last Ice Age, between 75,000 and 10,000 y...
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Eurohippus
Eurohippus is an extinct genus of equid ungulate. It was long considered part of Propalaeotherium and Lophiotherium. A pregnant specimen was announced in 2014.
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Pliohippus
Pliohippus is an extinct genus of Equidae, the "horse family". Pliohippus arose in the middle Miocene, around 15 million years ago. It was similar in appearance to Equus, but had two long extra toes...
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Haplohippus
Haplohippus is an extinct genus of the modern horse family Equidae, that lived in the Eocene, from 42 to 38 million years ago. Fossil remains of Haplohippus have been found in the Clarno Formation, pa...
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Equus namadicus
Equus namadicus is a prehistoric equid, known from equid remains dating to the Pleistocene excavated in deposits of the Narmada river, in India. It is contemporary and possibly even identical to, Equ...
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Anchitheriinae
The Anchitheriinae are an extinct subfamily of the Perissodactyla family Equidae, the same family which includes modern horses, zebras and donkeys. This subfamily is more primitive then the living mem...
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Protohippus
Protohippus is an extinct three-toed genus of horse. It was roughly the size of a modern donkey. Fossil evidence suggests that it lived during the Late Miocene and Early Pliocene, from about 14 Ma t...
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Hipparion
Hipparion (Greek, "pony") is an extinct genus of horse living in North America, Asia, Europe, and Africa during the Miocene through Pleistocene ~23 Mya—781,000 years ago, existing for 22 million years...
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Evolution of the horse
The evolution of the horse occurred over a period of 50 million years, transforming the small, dog-sized, forest-dwelling Eohippus into the modern horse. Paleozoologists have been able to piece togeth...
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Parahippus leonensis
Parahippus leonensis is an extinct proto-horse of the family Equidae that was endemic to North America during the Miocene from 23.030—16.3 Ma living for approximately 6.73 million years.Parahippus leo...
Equus lambei
Equus lambei (common names include Yukon horse, and Yukon wild horse) is an extinct species of the genus Equus. Equus lambei ranged across North America until approximately 10,000 years ago. It prob...
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List of megafauna discovered in modern times
The following is a list of megafauna discovered by science since the beginning of the 19th century (with their respective date of discovery). Some of these may have been known to native peoples or rep...
List of megafauna discovered in modern times - Wikipedia
Megahippus
Megahippus is an extinct equid genus belonging to the subfamily Anchitheriinae. As with other members of this subfamily, Megahippus is more primitive than the living horses. Fossil remains of Megahip...
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Hippidion
Hippidion (meaning little horse) was a horse that lived in South America during the Pleistocene epoch, between two million and 10,000 years ago.
Hippidion has been considered a descendant of pli...
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Dinohippus
Dinohippus (Greek: Terrible horse), is an extinct herbivorous mammal belonging to the tribe Equini, subfamily Equinae, which was endemic to North America from the late Hemphillian stage of the Miocene...
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Eurygnathohippus
Eurygnathohippus is an extinct genus of hipparionine horse. It was limited to Africa, during the late Miocene to Pleistocene interval.
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Yunnan horse
The Yunnan horse (Equus yunnanensis) was an extinct horse that once roamed in Pleistocene East Asia very likely as a grazer on open tracts of grassland. It was a small horse comparable in size to the...
Nannippus
Nannippus is an extinct genus of horse endemic to North America during the Miocene through Pliocene, ~13.3—3.3 Ma, living approximately 11.1 million years. Nannippus lived as far south as Central Mexi...
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Mesohippus
Mesohippus (Greek: μεσο/meso meaning "middle" and ιππος/hippos meaning "horse") is an extinct genus of early horse. It lived some 30 to 40 million years ago from the Middle Eocene to the Early Oligoc...
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Pliolophus
Pliolophus is an extinct equid that lived in the Early Eocene of Britain.
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Eurygnathohippus woldegabriel
Eurygnathohippus woldegabriel is an extinct species of prehistoric horse. The 4.4 to 4.2 million-year-old fossils of its teeth and bones were found in 2001 and 2002 in Ethiopia. It was identified as a...
Anchitherium
Anchitherium (meaning near beast) was a fossil horse with a three-toed hoof. Anchitherium was a browsing (leaf eating) horse that originated in the early Miocene of North America and subsequently dis...
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Hippotherium
Hippotherium is an extinct genus of horse endemic to North America, to Asia, Europe, and Africa during the Miocene through Pliocene ~13.65—3.3 Mya, existing for 10.35 million years.
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