大面頰獸

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大面頰獸
化石時期: 更新世
科學分類
界: 動物界 Animalia
門: 脊索動物門 Chordata
綱: 哺乳動物綱 Mammalia
目: 雙門齒目 Diprotodontia
科: 雙門齒科 Diprotodontidae
屬: 袋犀屬 Zygomaturus
  • Z. diahotensis
  • Z. gilli
  • Z. keanei
  • Z. keani
  • Z. tasmanicus
  • Z. trilobus

大面頰獸更新世澳洲滅絕袋犀屬學名Zygomaturus動物。牠們的身體很重,腳厚,相信與現今的倭河馬相似。[1]牠們是四足行走的。[1]牠們棲息在潮濕的澳洲海岸,於4.5萬年前消失。[1]牠們也有沿河流向內陸擴展。[1]牠們可能是獨自或以小群生活。大面頰獸可能吃蘆葦莎草科,並以其下門齒將食物鏟入口內。[1]

參考[编辑]

  1. ^ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Ellis, Richard. No Turning Back: The Life and Death of Animal Species. New York: Harper Perennial. 2004: 101. ISBN 0-06-055804-0. 
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