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Archaeotherium (meaning "ancient beast") is a genus of entelodont (a type of artiodactly) that lived in North America during the Eocene and Oligocene epochs, 33.9 to 24.8 million years ago. Like all, entelodonts, it was closely related to anthracotheres, hippos, and whales.

Taxonomy

Archaeotherium was named by Joseph Leidy (1850). Its scientific name is Archaeotherium Mortoni.

Description

Paleobiology

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