Agriotherium, giant Dog-Bear skull

Agriotherium is an extinct genus of Ursidae of the Miocene through Pleistocene epochs, with fossils found in Neogene strata of North America, Europe, Africa, and Asia, living from 13.6–2.5 million years ago having existed for approximately 11.1 million years.

Agriotherium was about 9 feet in body length, making it larger than most living bears. Except for the extinct subspecies of modern polar bear Ursus maritimus tyrannus and Arctotherium, Agriotherium was along with the short-faced bear, Arctodus simus the largest member of terrestrial Carnivora. It had dog-like crushing teeth. Its primary diet was carnivorous and secondary was omnivorous possibly classifying this animal as mesocarnivore. With a body mass greater than most large ungulates (horses, bovines, camelids, and rhinoceroses), it is probable that Agriotherium could have preyed on these.
 



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Agriotherium, giant Dog-Bear skull 

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18.5 inches long
Item 1756 

Category: Replicas
Type: Skulls
Phylum: Vertebrates
Class: Mammals

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