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The not-so-big rhino (was Re: no photo)
Maybe it's just that I'm used to working with dinosaurs, but the rhino in
the (inappropriately sent) jpeg photo does not seem to be particularly big
for a _Paraceratherium_: the skull looks a lot smaller than the big AMNH
skull, for example. Maybe it's just the angle they took it at. Still, a
nice actual comparative measurement (i.e., mandible length is xxx mm,
compared to the previous largest specimen at xxx mm) would have been a nice
add to the report.
Hopefully there will be more details down the line.
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Vertebrate Paleontologist Webpage: http://www.geol.umd.edu
Dept. of Geology Email:email@example.com
University of Maryland Phone:301-405-4084
College Park, MD 20742 Fax: 301-314-9661