Prehistoric Models: Dinocerata
Mammals are a class animals defined as warm-blooded vertebrates, distinguished by the possession of hair or fur, the secretion of milk by females for the nourishment of the young, and (typically) the birth of live young (with only two modern exceptions).
Members of the order Dinocerata meaning “terrible horn” are extinct herbivorous mammals that lived during the Eocene Epoch. These large hoofed mammals have destinctive paired horns and tusk-like canine teeth.
Kingdom: Animalia – Phylum: Chordata – Superclass: Tetrapoda – Class: Mammalia – Order: Dinocerata
Late Paleocene to Late Eocene