Hippopotamus pentlandi

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Hippopotamus pentlandi
Temporal range: Pleistocene
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Hippopotamidae
Genus: Hippopotamus
Species: H. pentlandi
Binomial name
Hippopotamus pentlandi
Von Meyer, 1832[1]

Hippopotamus pentlandi is an extinct hippopotamus from Sicily. It arrived during the Pleistocene. It was the smallest of the dwarf hippos known from the Mediterranean of the Pleistocene, weighing in at 320 kg.

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  1. ^ · Von Meyer, H., 1832. Palaeologica zur Geschichte der Erde und ihrer Geschöpfe. Frankfurt. 11. 560pp.

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