New species of expired gigantic rhino that have been identified in China have travelled through Asia

New species of expired gigantic rhino that have been identified in China have travelled through Asia

New species of expired gigantic rhino that have been identified in China have travelled through Asia

The reddish-brown sandstone of the Linxia basin yielded the fossils, which included a skull and two vertebrae.

According to research published in Communications Biology on Thursday, fossils unearthed in North-West China's Gansu province reveal a new type of gigantic rhino living over 26 million years ago.

In the reddish-brown sandstone of the Linxia Basin, the fossils, including a skull and two vertebras, gave insight into the evolution of the old rhinos - one of the biggest earth mammals ever - and migrated across Asia today.

The distribution of gigantic rhino fossils - comparable fossils were discovered far away in Pakistan from the Himalayas - shows that, "Tibet, like a plateau, did not yet exist and was not yet a barrier to the exchange of largest land mammals," stated the article.

Giant rhinos, such as the recently found Paraceratherium linxiaense species, were hornless and long-cutting herbivores, perhaps weighing 20 tonnes - equivalent to some elephants - and might live in open woods.

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