T is for Tapocyon – #AtoZChallenge – 2017 – Uintan Mammals

T is for Tapocyon

Tapocyon is a genus of miacid carnivores that lived during the Paleocene and Eocene epochs of North America. It was a climbing mammal that likely spent a great amount of time in trees.

Life reconstruction of Tapocyon robustus.
Credit: Nobu Tamura CC 4.0 By SA

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