Temporal range: Late Miocene
Anisodon is an extinct genus of chalicothere that lived in Europe during the late Miocene. It stood at about 150 cm and weighed around 600 kg. The animals clawed forelimbs would have allowed it to pull down tree branches in order to browse, as well as deter Miocene predators such as bear-dogs and saber-toothed cats.
- Classification of Mammals by Malcolm C. McKenna and Susan K. Bell (page 149)
- Catalogue of the Fossil Mammalia in the British Museum, (Natural History): Part 3. Containing the Order Ungulata, Suborders Perissodactyla, Toxodontia, Condylarthra, and Amblypoda by Richard Lydekker (page 162)
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