A South Africa genus of Carnivora, allied to the hyenas, but smaller and having weaker jaws and teeth. It includes the aard-wolf.(noun)
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Use "proteles" in a sentence
"In March 2000 Matt published (with co-authors Richard Cifelli and R. Kent Sanders) his preliminary description of a giant brachiosaurid from the Antlers Formation of Oklahoma, named Sauroposeidon proteles (Wedel et al. 2000a: download the pdf here)."
"Sauroposeidon proteles, a new sauropod from the Early Cretaceous of Oklahoma."
"One of the larger animals, a behemoth called Sauroposeidon proteles, weighed close to 120,000 pounds as an adult."