Plesiaddax depereti (Urmiatherini), Miocene, Eurasia
The Urmiatherini, which are close related to modern goat-antelopes (Caprini), are an extinct group of very diverse-looking bovids. One genus of them was Plesiaddax, which had horns different from any today’s forms, but a body similar to extant wildebeests (Connochaetes). According to this it was a resident of more open habitats, where it fed mostly on grass.
Coloured pencil, 2020
30 x 24 cm