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meaning: "Iran beast"
Named By: Ringstrom in 1924
Time Period: Late Miocene
Location: China and Iran
Size: Between 3-4 meters long. Males larger than females
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Skulls and post cranial remains of several individuals
Classification: | Chordata | Mammalia | Perissodactyla | Rhinocerotidae |

Iranotherium ("Beast of Iran") was a large elasmothere rhinoceros, as big as a modern white rhino, found in the Middle East and Central Asia. It was a precursor of the related Sinotherium, and may have been ultimately outcompeted by its descendant.

Males were larger than the females and had more developed muscle scars on the zygomatic arch.

Read more about Iranotherium at Wikipedia
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