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Aelurodon
Temporal range: Middle Miocene–Late Miocene
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An artist's illustration of Aelurodon.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Order: Carnivora
Genus: Aelurodon
joseph Leidy, 1858
Species: A. ferox
Binomial name
Aelurodon ferox
Leidy, 1858
Species
  • A. asthenostylus
  • A. ferox
  • A. mcgrewi
  • A. montanensis
  • A. stirtoni
  • A. taxoides
Synonyms

Aelurodon is a genus of canine that lived during the Miocene period of North America. It was part of a group of dogs known as "bone-crushers", or Borophaginids, as their jaw strength was similar to the bone-crushing bite of a modern hyena. They may have hunted in packs like modern wolves.

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