Temporal range: Oligocene
Pareceratherium transouralicum.png
An artist's illustration of Pareceratherium transouralicum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Perissodactyla
Family: Hyracodontidae
Subfamily: Indricotheriinae
Genus: Paraceratherium
Forster-Cooper, 1911
Type species
Paraceratherium bugtiense
Pilgrim, 1908
Referred species
  • Paraceratherium bugtiense (Pilgrim, 1908)
  • Paraceratherium orgosensis? (Chiu, 1973)
  • Paraceratherium prohorovi (Borissiak, 1939)
  • Paraceratherium transouralicum (Pavlova, 1922)

Genus synonymy

Species synonymy

Indricotherium DF

A model of a Paraceratherium at the American Museum of Natural History

In the MediaEdit

  • Paraceratherium was seen in a 1981 Stop Motion documentary called Mark D. Wolf's Age of Mammals under its' name "Baluchitherum".
  • It was also seen in Walking with Beasts under its' name "Indricotherum".
  • It also appears in a documentary Life After Dinosaurs by National Geographic.
  • It also appears in Top 10 Biggest Beasts ever on National Geographic later re titled as Worlds Biggest Beast on The Smithsonian Channel.
  • It also appears in Jurassic Park: Builder under the name "Indricotherium".
  • It also appears in ARK: Survival Evolved.
  • Paraceratherium is a Legendary Savannah creature that can be created in Jurassic World: The Game under its' junior synonym Indricotherium.

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