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Indian giant dylanus fossilized skeleton being discovered

A fossilized skeleton of an Indian giant dylanus being discovered by human construction workers.

The Indian Giant Dylanus was the largest dylanus species that ever lived and the largest bipedal animal on the planet since the extinction of most giant theropod dinosaurs except sloth lizards, largest species of turkey mimicers, and elephant stalkers, between 19-20 feet tall and weighing about 5.5 tons, even bigger than today's Madagascar giant dylanus. Just like the Madagascar giant dylanus, it was fully herbivorous so it fed on leaves, berries, ferns, cycads, and possibly bark from trees. Unlike the Madagascar giant dylanus, which often left bruises on bones (showing that it is aggressive), the fossils of the Indian giant dylanus showed no signs of bruises, suggesting that Indian giant dylanuses were gentle giants towards most animals, unlike the Madagascar giant dylanus (which is peaceful only to other dylanus species). As their fossils showed, they most likely resembled
Indian giant dylanus in prehistoric India

Restoration of an Indian giant dylanus in the jungles of India during the Pleistocene era, not noticing that it's being watched by a Gigantopithecus, the world's largest ape.

a modern American Common Dylanus, but would've been slightly more bulkier in build. They probably lived in the rainforests and savannas, where they lived alongside Asian elephants, tigers, ancient pandas, and possibly gigantopithecus and other native species of its environment. They probably became extinct around 10,000 due to either climate change or humans hunting them for their skin and bones.
Indian Giant Dylanus
  • Conservation Status: Extinct
  • Domain: Eukarya
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Subphylum: Vertebrata
  • Class: Mammalia
  • Order: Carnivora
  • Family: Felidae
  • Superfamily: Dylanusids
  • Genus: Dylanus
  • Species: †Indicus
  • Subspecies: †Megadontus
  • Scientific Name: †Dylanus Indicus Megadontus
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