Name: Simbakubwa ‭(‬great lion‭)‬.
Phonetic: Sim-bah-kub-wah.
Named By: M.‭ ‬R.‭ ‬Borths‭ & ‬N.‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Sevens‭ ‬-‭ ‬2019.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Mammalia,‭ ‬Hyaenodonta,‭ ‬Hyainailouridae.
Species: S.‭ ‬kutokaafrika‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: Kenya.
Time period: Aquitanian of the Miocene.
Fossil representation: Partial maxilla‭ (‬tooth bearing bone of upper jaw‭)‬,‭ ‬lower jaw and partial post cranial remains.

       Simbakubwa is a genus of large hyaenodont that lived in Africa during the Miocene.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Simbakubwa kutokaafrika,‭ ‬gen.‭ ‬et sp.‭ ‬nov.‭ (‬Hyainailourinae,‭ ‬Hyaenodonta,‭ '‬Creodonta,‭' ‬Mammalia‭)‬,‭ ‬a gigantic carnivore from the earliest Miocene of Kenya.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology.‭ ‬39:‭ ‬e1570222.‭ ‬-‭ ‬M.‭ ‬R.‭ ‬Borths‭ & ‬N.‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Sevens‭ ‬-‭ ‬2019.


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