D is for Diplobunops – #AtoZChallenge – 2017 – Uintan Mammals

D is for Diplobunops.

Diplobunops is a small hoofed mammal related to pigs. The group of mammals that contains Diplobunops and other related species is loosely referred to as oreodonts.

Diplobunops matthewi (Peterson, 1919) – fossil mammal skeleton from the Eocene of Utah, USA. (CM 11801, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA)

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