Deinotheres

Some articles on deinothere, deinotheres:

Deinotheriidae - Evolutionary History
... The oldest known deinothere is Chilgatherium harrisi from the late Oligocene ... This indicates that, like other proboscideans, deinotheres evolved in Africa ... By the early Miocene, deinotheres had grown to the size of a small elephant, and had migrated to Eurasia ...
Deinotheriidae - Description
... The body shape and proportions of deinotheres were very much like those of modern elephants ... Harris (1976) has shown that deinotheres used their front teeth for crushing their food, and the back teeth for shearing (slicing), the plant material ... the most distinct feature of the deinotheres ...