Josephoartigasia monesiThe largest rodent known. Only a skull has been found, so full restorations have to be estimated from close relatives or rodents known from the same time period. It would have possibly weighed up to 1,000 kg… a modern Black Rhino weighs 1,400 kg.

Josephoartigasia monesi

The largest rodent known. Only a skull has been found, so full restorations have to be estimated from close relatives or rodents known from the same time period.
It would have possibly weighed up to 1,000 kg… a modern Black Rhino weighs 1,400 kg.

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