Merychippus


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Merychippus

a primitive stage in the evolution of the horse that existed in the Miocene era.
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As for the miniature, it is suggested that they came into existence as a direct descendant of the prehistoric merychippus and pliohippus equine evolutionary chain.
inflatus), Carpocyon robustus, Ischyrocyon gidleyi (= Pliocyon walkerae), Merychippus sp.
the bone-crushing dogs Tomarctus hippophaga and Cynarctoides acridens, the horse Merychippus sp.
A fossil of Merychippus (ruminant horse) was found at site D.