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Amphicyon
Jurassic-Park-Builder-Amphicyon

Name meaning

"Ambiguous Dog"

Diet

Carnivore

Height

3.11 ft (120 cm)

Length

8 ft (2.5 m)

Weight

1322.8 lbs (600 kg)

Birth type

Viviparous

Game appearances

Jurassic Park: Builder

Template Source

Amphicyon ("ambiguous dog") is an extinct genus of large carnivorous bone-crushing mammals, popularly known as bear-dogs, of the family Amphicyonidae, subfamily Amphicyoninae, from the Aquitanian Epoch until the early Pleistocene. They ranged over North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa from 20.6—9 Ma ago, existing approximately 18.1 million years.

Amphicyon was the typical bear-dog amphicyonid with morphology similar to both bears and dogs. With its robust build and maximum length of 2.5 m (8 ft), the largest species looked more like a bear than a dog. It had a large heavy tail, thick neck, robust limbs and teeth like a wolf. It was probably an omnivore with a lifestyle comparable to that of the brown bear.

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Amphicyon can be created in the Glacial Park of Jurassic Park: Builder.

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