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AuthorsG.J. Boekschoten, P.Y. Sondaar
TitleThe Pleistocene of the Katharo basin (Crete) and its Hippopotamus
JournalBijdragen tot de Dierkunde
Volume36
Year1966
Issue1
Pages17-42
ISSN0067-8546
AbstractA new species of dwarf hippopotamus, Hippopotamus creutzburgi, is described from probably Middle Pleistocene lacustrine deposits of the Island of Crete. The main points of difference from the common hippo are its reduced size and the specialization of its legs, which are better adapted to walking.
Document typearticle
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