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The Eohippus was about the size of a fox and had four toes on its front feet and three on its hind feet.
Eohippus. The earliest ancestor of the present horse, Eohippus or Hyracotherium, was a small, primitive horse about the size of a fox.
A big gray mare, almost pure white by now, she knew the stories of the old, old days." Believe it or not, Big Bird remembers right back to the time of Eohippus, the Dawn Horse some 50 million years ago.
They were Eohippus, "dawn horse," the size of a small dog, with multiple clawed toes on their feet.
THE horse has come a long way since eohippus, evolving over countless centuries into an almost countless variety of distinct breeds, most of them developed to suit man's purposes.