Deinotherium Giganteum MMDIN7044
Sculpted by Max Salas
Deinotherium giganteum. Though part of the Elephant family tree, Deinotherium has a totally distinct evolutionary branch than that of modern day Elephants. There are three separate distinctly known species of Deinotherium depending on the Geographic location in which they are discovered with remains of these species having been recovered from Europe, Asia, and Africa. The size of these animals was mind boggling having been nearly double the size of a modern day Elephant. The youngest Deinotherium remains recovered were from late Miocene deposits laid down roughly 7 million years ago.
There is still debate among the scientific community as to the function of their downward projecting and recurved tusks.
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