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Rhinoceros giants : the paleobiology of Indricotheres

Author: Donald R Prothero
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2013.
Series: Life of the past.
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Written for everyone fascinated by the huge beasts that once roamed the earth, this book introduces the giant hornless rhinoceros, Indricotherium. These massive animals inhabited Asia and Eurasia for more than 14 million years, about 37 to 23 million years ago. They had skulls 6 feet long, stood 22 feet high at the shoulder, and were twice as heavy as the largest elephant ever recorded, tipping the scales at 44,100  Read more...
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Prothero, Donald R.
Rhinoceros giants.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2013
(DLC) 2012036059
(OCoLC)783167585
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Donald R Prothero
ISBN: 9780253008268 0253008263
OCLC Number: 839555714
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Preface1. Quicksand!2. 30 Million Years Ago in Asia3. "New Conquest of Central Asia"4. Rhinoceroses without Horns5. Building a Giant6. What's in a Name?7. Life among GiantsBibliographyIndex
Series Title: Life of the past.
Responsibility: Donald R. Prothero.

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