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Entelodon

 

a genus of fossil swinelike mammals of the Oligocene. The animals were the size of hippopotamuses, measuring approximately 2 m in height at the withers. The skull was long (about 1 m), with a well-developed parietal crest, as in predators. The teeth included long, pointed incisors, large canines, cutting premolars, and nodular molars. The lateral digits in Entelodon were drastically reduced, and the animals were functionally didactylous, a fact established by V. O. Kovalevskii. They were distinguished from true swine by their more predatory way of life. The animals were widely distributed in Eurasia.

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Poust also stated that the entelodont, Archaeotherium, was not only a scavenger, but also a predator (6).
There's also a very special star - the allosaur from last Christmas's The Ballad of Big Al as well as a plethora of other weird and wonderful creatures, including hybrid humanmonkey characters and an entelodont - all brought to life by the animators who created Walking with Dinosaurs.
There's also a very special star too - the Allosaur from last Christmas' The Ballad of Big Al, as well as a plethora of other weird and wonderful creatures, including hybrid human-monkey characters and an Entelodont which is a kind of ferocious giant pig, brought to life by the computer animators who created Walking with Dinosaurs and its recent follow-up, Walking with Beasts.
Some of the animals you'll behold are the leptictidium, a hopping, long- nosed scamp whose name means ``small weasel''; the entelodont, a 6-foot-tall boarlike monstrosity that's both stupid and aggressive, and the indricothere, a rhino ancestor who was the largest land mammal in history and, as such, is drolly shown here stomping the theoretical camera.
He also comes across the aggressive, pig-like entelodont that stands 6ft at the shoulder.
Then there's the ambulocetus 'walking whale' and the entelodont, a pig-like creature that fights ferociously with anything that gets in its way.
From the vicious entelodont to the predatory smilodon you'll be amazed by the beasts that once roamed the globe in this gripping account of their lives.
REALISTIC: From left, an entelodont fights with a hyaenodon in Walking With Beasts
The colourful poster features four beasts, - the mammoth, the indricothere, the sabre-tooth tiger and the entelodont - a 6ft forerunner of the modern pig.
Our glossy 84cmx60cm Walking with Beasts poster features four of the impressive beasts, including the woolly mammoth, the grand indricothere, the sabre-toothed tiger (front left) known as a Smilodon and, last but not least, the entelodont, known for its vicious temperament and crushing teeth (front right).
5 ENTELODONT (Perfect Toothed, right): Lived 45-25 million years ago.