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Ceratotherium simum Burchell 1821 (white rhinoceros)

Osteichthyes - Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 115823

Alternative combination: Rhinoceros simus

Belongs to Ceratotherium according to T. Deng et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Ceratotherium cottoni, Ceratotherium mauritanicum, Ceratotherium neumayri

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 515.0, fibula length 303.0, humerus length 457.0, radius length 378.5, scapula 485.1 x 251.5, skull 692.0 x 310.0, tibia length 371.5, ulna length 480.0

Estimated body mass: 276.2 kg based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length