Prehistoric Models: Tubulidentata

(aardvarks)

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).

Kingdom: Animalia – Phylum: Chordata – Superclass: Tetrapoda – Class: Mammalia – Order: Tubulidentata

(Aardvark)

Early Miocene to Holocene

 

Genus and species: Orycteropus afer

Name meaning: “African ant bear”

Classification: Family: Orycteropodidae

Time: Early Pliocene to Holocene

Range: Africa

Diet: Insectivore

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