Prehistoric African carnivorous mammals


This 19 November 2019 video says about itself:

When Giant Hypercarnivores Prowled Africa

These hyaenodonts gave the world some of its largest terrestrial, carnivorous mammals ever known. And while these behemoths were the apex predators of their time, they were no match for a changing world.

Thanks to Dr. Matthew Borths and Dr. Nancy Stevens for allowing us to use images from their recent paper on Simbakubwa, including the wonderful paleoart of Mauricio Antón.

And big thanks to these paleoartists for allowing us to use their wonderful illustrations:

Julio Lacerda (Simbakubwa kutokaafrika and Hyainailouros sulzeri).

Ceri Thomas (Megistotherium osteothlastes and Hyainailouros napakensis)

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