baluchitherium


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ba·lu·chi·ther·i·um

 (bə-lo͞o′chĭ-thîr′ē-əm)
n.
An indricotherium.

[New Latin Baluchithērium, former genus name : Baluchi(stan) + Greek thērion, wild beast; see treacle.]
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The 30-million-year-old baluchitherium, like a rhino without a horn, was more than 16ft high, about 23ft long and weighed up to 20 tonnes, say French scientists who found the almost complete skeleton.
The name for the mammal is baluchitherium, said Welcomme.
The rhino's ancestor was the baluchitherium (buh-LUKE-uh-theer-ee-um), one of the largest land mammals ever.
Museum has unique displays including life size replica of Baluchitherium and unique display of huge whale shark specimen, he said, adding no other museum of the world has such a big specimen.
The DG said PMNH has uplifted his outlook through the display of Whale skeleton and Baluchitherium, which attract the visitor from different walks of life.
ISLAMABAD -- Life size display of Baluchitherium (the largest mammal on earth) at Pakistan Museum of Natural History (PMNH), is attracting people and this new addition in displays of the Museum is of immense interest for the students and general public.