fossil rhinoceros (Diceratherium armatum Marsh) from Gallatin county, Montana by Horace Elmer Wood

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Published by Smithsonian Institution, United States National Museum in Washington, D.C .

Written in English

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  • Rhinoceroses, Fossil,
  • Paleontology -- Montana -- Gallatin County

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Other titlesProceedings of the United States National Museum. v. 82, Art. 7
Statementby Horace Elmer Wood
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Pagination4 p., [2] leaves of plates :
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Open LibraryOL15479426M

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Rhinoceros are depicted in the Chauvet Cave in France, pictures dated to 10,–30, years ago. Greek historian and geographer Agatharchides (2nd century BC) mentions the rhinoceros in his book On the Erythraean Sea. [citation needed] There are legends about rhinoceroses stamping out fire in Burma, India, and : Mammalia.

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The Subhyracodon sp. was a cow-sized rhinoceros that lived approximately 30 to 39 million years ago primarily in the central Great Plains region of North America.

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Nagasawa. Yet, for fossil fans who are able to navigate the book, Rhinoceros Giants offers a valuable summary of what researchers presently understand about Paraceratherium.

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Two are found in Africa; three others are restricted to Asia. Most are browsing animals but the largest species, the white rhinoceros of Africa, is a grazer.

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Its common name, unrelated to its color (it is actually gray), is derived from the. Rhinocerotidae: True rhinos are members of the family Rhinocerotidae. Compared to other perissodactyl families, true rhinos got off to a late start and do not appear in the fossil record until about 40 million years ago; most of the other perissodactyl families appear.

The term rhinoceros is sometimes also applied to other, extinct members of the family Rhinocerotidae, a diverse group that includes several dozen fossil genera, among them the woolly rhinoceros (Coelodonta antiquitatis).

Early rhinoceroses resembled small horses and lacked horns. (Horns are a relatively recent development in the lineage.) The.

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The massive Indricotherium was a hornless rhinoceros that lived in Asia and Eurasia for more than 14 million years. Weighing in at approximately 22 tons, these colossal vegetarians ruled the land.

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The lineages containing the living species diverged by the early Pliocene ( mya), when Diceros praecox, the likely ancestor of the black rhinoceros, appears in the fossil record. The black and white rhinoceros remain so closely related that they can still mate and successfully produce : Nikhil Chandwani.

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