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Entelodont. By Connor. What were they?. Related to pigs Size of a rhino Small brain Lumps on their faces Height as human Hoofed feet. What did they look like?. Looked like very big pigs Lumps on their faces like warthogs Could get as big as a rhino Probably had little hair

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Entelodont

By Connor

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What were they?

Related to pigs

Size of a rhino

Small brain

Lumps on their faces

Height as human

Hoofed feet

what did they look like
What did they look like?
  • Looked like very big pigs
  • Lumps on their faces like warthogs
  • Could get as big as a rhino
  • Probably had little hair
  • Probably brownish-gray
  • 2 meters tall
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They had protective bony lumps on the face, short legs, a big skull, a long snout, and large teeth in big jaws.
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  • MEANING:

Perfect-toothed

  • CLOSEST LIVING RELATIVES: Pigs, other hoofed animals,and hippos

Hippo

Warthog

what did they eat
What did they eat?

Many kinds of teeth

Most were worn

Probably ate almost anything it could find

Chewed on vines,

stringy plants and roots for water if dry

Also ate meat

Powerful jaws to crush bones

how did they act
How did they act?
  • Probably mean
  • Were not social
  • Fossils show injuries

to bones and bite

marks around face

  • Lumps on face for

protection

enemies
Enemies
  • Dinictis, an early cat, attacking

Possibly fought with the hyaenodon .

where have fossils been found
Where have fossils been found?
  • North America
  • Asia
  • Mongolia
  • LIVED: 45 – 25 million years ago

Fossil skull

South Dakota

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