Brachypoterium sp. (ROGER, 1904)

Product no.: W62-7

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Period: Irrwaddy Fm., Pliocene
Site: Myanmar, Asia
Size: 50 x 41 x 30,5 mm
Age: approx. 4 Ma

A very rare tooth of a Pliocene early rhinoceros of the kind Brachypoterium sp. (ROGER, 1904). This short-legged species had no horns and weighed about 5 metric tonnes. Its habitat was open woodland, the animals ate soft plant tissues. Very rare.

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