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meaning: "Bagua beast"
Named By: Rodolfo Salas, Jose Sanchez, Cesar Chacaltana in 2006
Time Period: Unavailable
Location: Peru
Size: About 3 meters long
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Partial skull and post cranial remains
Classification: | Chordata | Mammalia | Pyrotheria | Pyrotheriidae |

Pyrotheriidae is the only family in the order Pyrotheria, provided one does not include the Paleocene genus, Carodnia. These extinct, mastodon-like ungulates include the genera Baguatherium, Carolozittelia, Colombitherium, Gryphodon, Propyrotherium, Proticia, and Pyrotherium.

Read more about Baguatherium at Wikipedia
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