Episode #773

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              • Science or Fiction

                • Item #1 Science

                  Hoplitomeryx matthei is an extinct deer (11-4.3 mya) that sported saber-like upper canine fangs, and five horns, including a central horn from its forehead. https://prehistoric-fauna.com/Hoplitomeryx-matthei

                • Item #2 Science

                  The largest ever confirmed land mammal was a rhino relative, Paraceratherium, standing over five meters at the shoulder and weighing up to four times more than adult African elephants. http://www.prehistoric-wildlife.com/species/p/paraceratherium.html

                • Item #3 Fiction

                  During the Pleistocene period of Malta there lived giant swans that were larger and heavier than the local dwarf elephants. https://dinopedia.fandom.com/wiki/Cygnus_falconeri

                Skeptical Quote of the Week

                “Naturopaths want to be able to do everything an MD wants to do — but they also want to practice essentially witchcraft.” Britt Hermes