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The single, extinct family of the carnivoran superfamily Miacoidea.
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According to COLBERT & MORALES (1991), the most primitive of modern Carnivora are some civets of the Old World, mainly those slightly modified descendants of the progressive miacids
Known as miacids
, a ferret-like fox-sized creature, they evolved through various stages into Canis Epicyun about eight million years ago--believed to be the ancestor of wolves and foxes.