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A family of very large, heavily built dogs, which appeared during the Oligocene, spread to all the northern continents, and became extinct in the Pliocene. They have been called ‘dog-bears’, but apart from their size they had few truly bear-like features.

Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.

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