Amphicyon giganteus (Amphicyon giganteus (Schinz, 1825)
Megamphicyon giganteus (Schinz, 1825)
Time period: the Oligocene- Miocene of Europe and Africa
Size: Up to 2.5 meters long. 1,4 meters tall at the shoulder. Weight estimated at up to 400 (max 750) kg.
Amphicyon giganteus is an extinct species of Amphicyon, a large carnivorous bone cruhing mammal known as a Bear-Dog of the family Amphicyonidae, subfamily Amphicyoninae, from the Miocene endemic to Europe and Africa, living from 16.8—7.2 Ma existing approximately 9.7 million years.