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Kalobatippus ('stilt walking horse') was a genus of Anchitheriinae Equid. It ate leaves and was characterized by unusually long legs. It lived 24 to 19 million years ago.[1] It gets its name from the elongated bones between the ankle/wrist and the toes.[2]

Kalobatippus
Kimberly Mural - Roger Witter Kalobatippus.jpg
Restoration of Kalobatippus from the late Oligocene of Oregon
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Perissodactyla
Family: Equidae
Subfamily: Anchitheriinae
Genus: Kalobatippus
Osborn, 1915

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "From the Beginning". itsmypony.com. Retrieved 12 April 2015.
  2. ^ "Kalobatippus". Florida Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 12 April 2015.