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Deinotherium & African Elephant compared
An adult Deinotherium from 7 million years ago is compared to a modern adult African Elephant (genus Loxodonta). The Deinotherium is 16 feet tall at the shoulder and weighs 17,000 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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