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{{TITELAANSIG|''Paraceratherium''}}
[[Lêer:Indricotherium11.jpg|thumbduimnael|links|’n Voorstelling van ’n ''Paraceratherium''.]]
{{Taksoboks
| name = ''Paraceratherium''
| fossil_range = [[Oligoseen]] {{Fossil range|34|23}}
| other_names =
| image_width = 225px
| image = Indricotherium skeleton.jpg
| image_caption = ’n Skelet van ''Paraceratherium transouralicum''.
| regnum = [[AnimalAnimalia]]ia
| phylum = [[Chordata]]
| classis = [[Mammalia]]
| subdivision_ranks = Spesies
| subdivision =
* †''P. bugtiense''
* †''P. transouralicum''
* †''P. prohorovi''
* †''P. orgosensis''
* †''P. zhajremensis''
| synonyms=
* ''Baluchitherium'' <small>(Foster Cooper, 1913)</small>
* ''Indricotherium'' <small>(Borissiak, 1916)</small>
}}
 
'''''Paraceratherium''''', ook bekend as '''''Indricotherium''''' en '''''Baluchitherium''''', is ’n [[Uitsterwing|uitgestorwe]] [[genus]] reusagtige [[renoster]]-agtige [[soogdier]]e van die [[Familie (biologie)|familie]] [[Hyracodontidae]] wat in die [[Oligoseen]] endemies was aan [[Eurasië]].<ref>{{cite web |url=http://paleodb.org/cgi-bin/bridge.pl?action=checkTaxonInfo&taxon_no=43158&is_real_user=1 |title=Indricotherium: Age range and collections |publisher=Paleobiology Database |accessdate=16 Februarie 2013 }}</ref> Dit is in 1910 die eerste keer ontdek in Balochistan in wat nou [[Pakistan]] is tydens ’n ekspedisie deur die Engelse paleontoloog sir Clive Forster Cooper.<ref>{{cite journal|last=Forster Cooper|first=Clive|title=Paraceratherium bugtiense, a new genus of Rhinocerotidae from the Bugti Hills of Baluchistan. Preliminary notice.|journal=Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist.|year=1911|volume=8|issue=8|pages=711-716}}</ref>
 
== Beskrywing ==
''Paraceratherium'' word beskou as een van die grootste landsoogdiere nog, met die grootste spesie wat ’n massa van sowat 11&nbsp;ton gehad het.<ref>{{cite journal|last=Fortelius|first=Mikael|coauthors=Jonh Keppelman|title=The largest land mammal ever imagined.|journal=Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society|year=1993|issue=107|pages=85–101}}</ref> Die gootste bekende individu was sowat 4,8&nbsp;m hoog by sy skouers en 8&nbsp;m lank, en het 16&nbsp;ton geweeg.<ref>{{cite web |url=http://gspauldino.com/JVP92.pdf |title=The size and bulk of extinct giant land herbivores |year=1992 |author=Gregory S. Paul |publisher= |accessdate=16 Februarie 2013 }}</ref>
 
Die dier het tussen 34 en 23&nbsp;miljoen jaar gelede in die woude van Sentraal-Asië voorgekom.
 
== Verwysings ==
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== Eksterne skakels ==
* [http://dsc.discovery.com/convergence/beasts/photo/photo2/slide_05.html Indricotherium] ''Discovery Channel''
* [http://www.fmnh.helsinki.fi/users/haaramo/Metazoa/Deuterostoma/Chordata/Synapsida/Eutheria/Perissodactyla/Hyracodontidae/Indricotheriinae.htm Hyracodontidae: Indricotheriinae] en [http://www.fmnh.helsinki.fi/users/haaramo/Metazoa/Deuterostoma/Chordata/Synapsida/Eutheria/Perissodactyla/Hyracodontidae/Synonyms_of_Paraceratherium.htm Synonyms of Paraceratherium transouralicum] - Mikko's Phylogeny Archive
 
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