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Camelops
220px-Camelus hesternus Sergiodlarosa
Restoration of Camelops hesternus
Information
Range Western North America
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Artiodactyla
Family Camelidae
Genus Camelopini
Species C. sulcatus
C. huerfanensis
C. kansanus
C. traviswhitei
C. hesternus
C. minidokae
Conservation Status
EXSpecies
Extinct

The Camelops is an extinct genus of camel that once roamed western North America, where it disappeared at the end of the Pleistocene about 10,000 years ago. Its name is derived from the Greek κάμελος (camel) + ὀψ (face), thus "camel-face."

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