Pakistan Museum of Natural History

     
     

BALUCHITHERIUM

Largest Land Mammal in the World
Baluchitherium is one of the largest land mammal (Rhino) lived about 30 millions ago. It is called Baluchitherium (“Baluchi” for Balochistan: “therium” for Beast) literally means the “beast of Balochistan” and was named so because it was first discovered from the Bugti Hills, Balochistan. The average height of an adult Baluchitherium is estimated to be 18 feet at the shoulder, and approximate weight is 20 tons. Life size model of this huge mammal is displayed in the Pakistan Museum of Natural History for the students and public.