Stegotetrabelodon was a species of gomphothere from the late Miocene epoch. Its remains have been discovered in North Africa and in the Arabian Desert.
The largest species, Stegotetrabelodon syrticus, measured roughly 3 to 4 metres high at the shoulder. This genus is the first example of elephant herd activity.
In the Media
- Stegotetrabelodon made it’s 1st appearance in the 2019 PBS Documentary When Whales Walked: Journeys in Deep Time.
- It also made a Video Game appearance in Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey.
- The Stegotetrabelodon inspired a fictional Creature called a Mûmakil (known in Westron as an Oliphaunt) in Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings The two Towers & Return of the King.
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