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Re: Toxodon



S.M. Moore wrote:

> I found a brief mention of a 'now extinct creature' labeled
> 'toxodon' in a book copyright 1956. What was this creature? Has it
> been relabeled with a different name?

*Toxodon* is a notoungulate mammal (suborder Toxodontia) from the late
Pliocene-Pleistocene of South America. A rather rhinoceros-looking animal,
*Toxodon* is one of the taxa Darwin collected from Patagonia during the
*Beagle* expedition.

Caitlin R. Kiernan