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Platybelodon & African Elephant compared
An adult Platybelodon from 9 million years ago is compared to a modern adult African Elephant (genus Loxodonta). The Platybelodon is 10 feet tall at the shoulder and weighs 9,000 pounds*, while the African Elephant is 11 feet tall at the shoulder and weighs 10,000 pounds..
* Values are estimates only based upon available paleontological data.
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