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The Dunkleosteus was the dominant carnivorous predator during the Devonian Period. It was a member of
the Placoderm family which was characterized by their bony plates on the outside of their heads. The Dunkleosteus became extinct at the end of the Devonian in a mass extinction. It left no descendants and lasted only 50 million years.

Posted March 26, 2015
Categories: Current Exhibits, Exhibits
Tags: Carnivorous, Devonian, Dominant, Dunkleosteus, Extinct, Placoderm

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