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Hippopotamus pentlandi
Hippopotamus pentlandi
is an extinct hippopotamus from Sicily. It arrived during the Pleistocene.[2] It is the smallest of the insular dwarf hippos known from the Pleistocene
Pleistocene
of the Mediterranean, weighing in at 320 kg. See also[edit]

Maltese hippopotamus Cyprus dwarf hippopotamus Cretan dwarf hippopotamus

References[edit]

^ · Von Meyer, H., 1832. Palaeologica zur Geschichte der Erde und ihrer Geschöpfe. Frankfurt. 11. 560pp. ^ Alexandra van der Geer; George Lyras; John de Vos; Michael Dermitzakis (14 February 2011). Evolution of Island Mammals: Adaptation and Extinction of Placental Mammals on Islands. John Wiley & Sons. p. 88. ISBN 978-1-4443-9128-2. 

External links[edit]

Ferrara University Museum Photo of Hippopotamus pentlandi

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