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Megacerops ('large-horned face') is a genus of perissodactyl mammal of the family Brontotheriidae, an extinct group of rhinoceros-like browsers related to horses, rhinos, and tapirs.


Megacerops stands about eight feet tall at the shoulders and resembles a large rhino, possessing a Y-shaped horn-like protrusion on its nose, with blunt ends.

Megacerops' dorsal vertebra above the shoulders have extra long spines to support the huge neck muscles needed to carry the heavy skull.

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Dinotopia: A Land Apart from Time[]

Megacerops of Dinotopia live in the Forbidden Mountains.