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(infraclass Metatheria, order Marsupialia)

An extinct superfamily of S. American marsupial carnivores, the largest about the size of a wolf, which lived from the Palaeocene to Pliocene. Borhyaenoids became extinct following the colonization of S. America by placental mammals.

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