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Wanhsien Tiger v Amphicyon major (2)

Posted by Taipan (Admins) at Today, 8:39 PM. 3 comments

Wanhsien Tiger - Panthera (tigris) acutidens
The Wanhsien tiger (Panthera tigris acutidens), is an extinct subspecies of tiger that lived in Asia from the late Pliocene until the middle Pleistocene. They were driven to extinction in the islands of Indonesia by another tiger subspecies, the Trinil tiger (P. t. trinilensis) and in Asia by yet another subspecies, the South China tiger (P. t. amoyensis). The Wanhsien tiger is the earliest known extinct tiger subspecies, and populated a huge majority of Asia. It is larger than Siberian tigers, it grew to sizes of 2.3 m (7.5 ft) in length, 120 cm (47 in) in height, and 200 to 350 kg (440 to 770 lb) in weight.

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Amphicyon major (2)
Amphicyon ("ambiguous dog") is an extinct genus of large carnivorous bone-crushing mammals, known as bear-dogs, of the family Amphicyonidae, subfamily Amphicyoninae, from the Aquitanian Epoch until the Tortonian. They ranged over North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa from 20.6—9 Ma ago, existing approximately 11.6 million years. Amphicyon major. It lived from 16.9–9.0 Ma, approximately 7.9 million years. Specimens have been found in across Europe and in western Turkey. The species was named by De Blainville in 1841. A. major was large in size, comparable to a modern lion or tiger. The estimated mass of Amphicyon major is around 180 kg (397 lb) with the functions derived for limb bones and craniodental measurements.

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Oct 18 2017, 02:51 AM
2 Amphicyon Majors vs Wanhsien Tiger.

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