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 world's largest land mammal used to live 24 million years ago in Balochistan was named Baluchitherium.
The life size display of Baluchitherium (the largest mammal on earth) has been displayed at the PMNH, Garden Avenue, Shakarparian, Islamabad.
The name for the mammal is baluchitherium, said Welcomme.
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 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 -- The life size displays of Baluchitherium (the largest mammal on earth) and Blue Whale has been inaugurated here at the Pakistan Museum of Natural History (PMNH), Garden Avenue, Shakarparian.
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.
However, the major discovery was made in 2000, when the joint team of palaeontologists from University of Montpellier, France and the Pakistan Museum of Natural History, Islamabad found almost complete skeleton of Baluchitherium from Chitarwata Formation, north of Sui in the Bugti Hills after a search of almost three years.