Entelodonts, also called "hell pigs," were fearsome animals that weighed over 1000 pounds. Their closest living relative today is the hippo.
This mountain-lion sized member of the nimravid family looks very much like living cats. However, the two families are not closely related.
Oreodonts were a very successful group of browsing herbivores that lived in the forests. They had pig-like bodies and deer-like teeth.
Miohippus annectens/ Capacikala gradatus
Miohippus was a small, three-toed relative of modern horses. Capacikala was a small member of the beaver family that did not live in water.
Last updated: December 19, 2017