On the Dodo Carousel of extinct and endangered animals in the Jardin des Plantes are several extinct Sivatheria (singular: Sivatherium). Bleary-eyed in the dusk after a long walk, I thought they were giraffes. I was delighted to find that they were something much rarer in my experience, and I began to look at the rest of the animals. . . . I blogged about the carousel on my personal blog here, and someone else has blogged it here. You can learn more about Sivatherium on Wikipedia and Laelaps.
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