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Choeropsis liberiensis Morton 1844 (pygmy hippo)

Mammalia - Hippopotamoidea - Hippopotamidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 77328

Alternative combinations: Hexaprotodon liberiensis, Hippopotamus liberiensis

Belongs to Choeropsis according to E. Weston and J.-R. Boisserie 2010

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 277.5, humerus length 216.5, radius length 152.5, scapula length 230.0, tibia length 190.0

Estimated body mass: 40.0 kg based on femur length, humerus length, and tibia length