The Rise and Fall of the Tallest Mammal to Walk the Earth

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It arose from rhino ancestors that were a lot smaller, but Paraceratherium would take a different evolutionary path. Believe it or not, it actually became so big that it probably got close to what scientists think might be the actual upper limit for a land mammal.
The illustration of Paraceratherium used in the thumbnail is by Dmitry Bogdanov!
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Pierff ClackBrow
Pierff ClackBrow 4 ժամ առաջ
Keep in mind this thing can tank tons of turrets
Massi Mant
Massi Mant 6 ժամ առաջ
Looks like sth meatcanyon would draw lol
blackmarlin 9 ժամ առաջ
This and mammoth should be cloned back to life
Jonathan Flask
Jonathan Flask 18 ժամ առաջ
They went extinct Bc they didn’t have yuti buff.
Will Flanagan
Will Flanagan Օր առաջ
Wait I’m confused isn’t the argentinosaurs the biggest land mammal ever?
Rodney Peterson
Rodney Peterson 2 օր առաջ
selling 53.8k racers
Hmm yes it isn’t
Hmm yes it isn’t 2 օր առաջ
this channel is interesting but this guy bugs me sometimes lol..
Snowy Boy
Snowy Boy 2 օր առաջ
Ark players hunted them to extinction 😔
Brandon Mcmullan
Brandon Mcmullan 2 օր առաջ
The masai giraffe is actually the tallest standing in at 19.3ft.
ik oke
ik oke 3 օր առաջ
Ark players:is that my base
Simon Dalton Celis
Simon Dalton Celis 3 օր առաջ
Hi duncan
L 3 օր առաջ
@dookey60 Doody60
L 3 օր առաջ
Shut up
dookey60 3 օր առաջ
SomeSweatyMexican xD
SomeSweatyMexican xD 3 օր առաջ
In ark we bobs call this the Penisaur
CORONA VIRUS 3 օր առաջ
Arkanda forever
Yousif Sultan
Yousif Sultan 4 օր առաջ
Bruh I knew nothing about dinos before I played ark
mattimations !
mattimations ! 4 օր առաջ
Wait it isn't even that big when we compare it to dino's so why did they say it couldn't get any bigger?
npc 5 օր առաջ
1:37 a thing of nightmares
Onix #95
Onix #95 5 օր առաջ
I tamed 4 of these things in ark and sent them after a Yutyrannus and suprisingly they won.
Taylor Kay
Taylor Kay 5 օր առաջ
meanwhile I'm trying to memorize that name so I sound smart later
StillFeelin AQ
StillFeelin AQ 5 օր առաջ
What Hp did they pop at ? 😂💀
Buggle Magnum
Buggle Magnum 6 օր առաջ
Probably couldn't tell by looking? Yes I could
W R A T H 6 օր առաջ
What level is it ? I have a saddle and berries
Sakred Ark
Sakred Ark 6 օր առաջ
Can’t believe no one knew they were in ice age the movie
The first hairy fattasses
Derp Derp
Derp Derp 7 օր առաջ
We’re all from ark
hyacinthetic 7 օր առաջ
What are the chances that the assembled fossil bones were actually from many different species including an actual rhino on its head
Tyler Campbell
Tyler Campbell 7 օր առաջ
Ark players: hey ive seen this one before everyone else: what do you mean youve seen it? its brand new
Kiwi Keys
Kiwi Keys 8 օր առաջ
Thank you gon for telling me this thing actually exsisted.
AWannaBeMarine _11918
AWannaBeMarine _11918 8 օր առաջ
Why is the speaker kind of cute? 😔
Liquid Fire
Liquid Fire 8 օր առաջ
Ark players be like: now... how about we tame one and make a platform saddle.
Lego General Greivous
Lego General Greivous 9 օր առաջ
Jurrasic Park builder 🤭🤭🤭
ObsessedWithAOT 9 օր առաջ
First starting the video Me: damn that thing *looks* like a rhino. Though its probably related to an elephant. The man: You'd think this belongs to the elephant but its actually related to the rhinoceroses family, though you probably *couldn't* tell by *looking* at me. Me: ...
Cee Dee
Cee Dee 9 օր առաջ
Ark players: No ThE TaLlEsT iS A tItAnOsAuR
sjonnie playfull
sjonnie playfull 8 օր առաջ
Even Ark players can read the title...
zippywe 9 օր առաջ
People: Paraceratherium Ark Players: Penusaur
LiamPie25 Savage
LiamPie25 Savage 10 օր առաջ
Great soaker
Juice Box
Juice Box 10 օր առաջ
Big boi rhino
Molly_music band
Molly_music band 12 օր առաջ
It's related to horses and rhinos
ひClouds 12 օր առաջ
Hey I use this thing to soak turrets in ark
Txmpest 13 օր առաջ
so that’s where my paracer went
Shirley Zhang
Shirley Zhang 13 օր առաջ
How come dinosaurs could support a greater maximum mass than mammals? The largest dinosaur was about 4x heavier than the Paraceratherium, according another video by PBS Eons: Can someone weigh in?
Shirley Zhang
Shirley Zhang 13 օր առաջ
nvm, the video answered it. The limit is due to placental gestation versus egg-laying
Skinny Cacitas
Skinny Cacitas 13 օր առաջ
Lmao they not big, my Giga bigger lol
crusty21 13 օր առաջ
But what about Godzilla..?
Dark Glacier
Dark Glacier 13 օր առաջ
Peraceratherium sounds like a kind of math
Lenny Amato
Lenny Amato 14 օր առաջ
What’s the pop on that racer
Robert Jeffries
Robert Jeffries 14 օր առաջ
So long necks just never existed huh
real steel
real steel 14 օր առաջ
Brook ever one knew this due to ark if ark wasn't invented we would of never known about thjs big guy 😂😂
chocolate squirrel200
chocolate squirrel200 14 օր առաջ
last part confuses me, he says that a type of mamooth got hevier wich means bigger aswell, and the tallest mammal is supposed to be the giraffe isnt it? so Paraceratherium doesnt own any title?
Charizard Kid
Charizard Kid 14 օր առաջ
I saw it for the first time on walking with beasts
Groovy Gloo
Groovy Gloo 14 օր առաջ
Make 4 Dino gates and tranq it out. Feed it kibble. Craft a platform saddle but make sure to mind wipe for crafting skill and eat a focal chili. Congrats you have a Racer
StephenRahrig 15 օր առաջ
More cryptozoology from Eons
Annoyed Guy
Annoyed Guy 15 օր առաջ
Ahh yes the walking meat found in the swamp
• Vixen
• Vixen 15 օր առաջ
i came here from ark
K Walter Rasquinha
K Walter Rasquinha 15 օր առաջ
Palaexodon Namatics was bigger
Neji Hyuga
Neji Hyuga 15 օր առաջ
So ur telling me my parents never told me that the tallest mammal ever was found first in our country pakista? I am shook
Dianne Penfold
Dianne Penfold 15 օր առաջ
This just makes me want to play ARK survival evolved. :3
Fefek1 15 օր առաջ
It's just a hybrid of a rhino a giraffe and a elephant
Preston Young
Preston Young 16 օր առաջ
Wienor horse from Ark
Blaze 16 օր առաջ
Where are the hatchframes at
Kevin Ferdian
Kevin Ferdian 16 օր առաջ
I swear each time I see "ARK related comment" my brain cell evaporates by the amount of one. Like screw you plebs, we're here for education.
MLGODZILLA420 16 օր առաջ
Somehow they talk bout knowing a lot by playing but only know the creatures in the game (got to this conclusion by watch another EONs video “Crocodile that ran on hooves”)
GivenPizza 17 օր առաջ
it looks like it would be able to be shot many many times without dying
StienoGamez 18 օր առաջ
Sauroposeidon proteles was alot taller
Jacob Boyajian
Jacob Boyajian 18 օր առաջ
Ark players all know how Schorched earth be like
Matthew Jones
Matthew Jones 18 օր առաջ
Hey, it’s my favorite soaker🥰
GhostZero 19 օր առաջ
"Earth began to cool..." * Big Bang Theory PTSD flashbacks *
Goose 19 օր առաջ
What bout the titanosaur?
Eko Subandie
Eko Subandie 18 օր առաջ
Dinosaurs are not mammals, kid
Tinymon31 18 օր առաջ
I think that was just the biggest dinosaur whole parasartherium would be the biggest terrestrial heterotroph
HiPyxsol 19 օր առաջ
How much hp and What stats?
Michael Costa
Michael Costa 19 օր առաջ
What’s a kilometer?
Mateo Martinez Garcia
Mateo Martinez Garcia 19 օր առաջ
the rhno looks like a tapir
Ty Poxy
Ty Poxy 19 օր առաջ
Ark players be like: I've seen this before 😎
The Incredible Breeb
The Incredible Breeb 19 օր առաջ
This guy is the best teacher ever I stg
Timmy _OW
Timmy _OW 20 օր առաջ
Guys go back to the base to get the narcotics! I knocked one out!!
Kyle M
Kyle M 20 օր առաջ
Put a metal box on its back and use it as a meat shield
David Torres
David Torres 20 օր առաջ
It looks like a brontosorex
Dre123 Flores
Dre123 Flores 21 օր առաջ
Parasaur AKA turret soaker
Fortnite is Trash
Fortnite is Trash 21 օր առաջ
Perfect for a moving base
Ript _edits
Ript _edits 21 օր առաջ
I clicked on the vid bc I cryopodded a paracer with a full metal base on it, I have a trauma now
Klug scheißer
Klug scheißer 21 օր առաջ
It confused me when he said that it's almost impossible for a mammal to get bigger than Paraceritherium because of the gestation time. But what about wales? Is that different because they live in water?
Tinymon31 18 օր առաջ
He said that that was the limit for Terrestrial heterotrophs, im assuming the gestation period of whales are probably slightly different even though they are placental.
Keiras Alley
Keiras Alley 21 օր առաջ
I like to call this, giraffe Dino
Kaizus My Guyzus
Kaizus My Guyzus 21 օր առաջ
But it’s not a dinosaur...
FrozGFX 21 օր առաջ
Its a penisaur
SEZZIR 21 օր առաջ
It called **RACER**
Rei Marrese
Rei Marrese 22 օր առաջ
It looks like a biological AT-AT
jiiijoo 22 օր առաջ
É uma anta gigante
Micro Hypi
Micro Hypi 23 օր առաջ
RuiJy 23 օր առաջ
ah yes, the penisaur
Chris Murcia
Chris Murcia 23 օր առաջ
Yo i thought they spawned in the swamps
DPProgramming 23 օր առաջ
Excellent sources of prime meat. Would recommend killing 👍
sv2z 23 օր առաջ
Davien D
Davien D 23 օր առաջ
I really doubt the accuracy of ' science' these day 30 million years. .. ..
Tinymon31 18 օր առաջ
Why do you doubt science? (I’m genuinely serious btw I want to know your point of view, as a very scientific minded person, I want to understand the opposite party’s beliefs so I can expand my world view)
Zachary Greenwald
Zachary Greenwald 23 օր առաջ
And useless to tame in ark
gaming hunt
gaming hunt 23 օր առաջ
Well I guessed it was a think.bofore hearing from you
2KINDY 23 օր առաջ
Could’ve sworn I seen this guy in the ice age movie
Finn The real one
Finn The real one 23 օր առաջ
I didn't identify it as a rhino cuz of its horn, i identify itas a rhino cuz it looks like its armoured
N4DJIB 23 օր առաջ
Squizzy Izzy
Squizzy Izzy 23 օր առաջ
I’m here looking for fellow ARK players
StienoGamez 23 օր առաջ
It was not the tallest
Tinymon31 16 օր առաջ
@StienoGamez those are all 100% not taller. First of all, I see where your coming from, but to my knowledge, the tallest king necked dinosaur was the Argentinasauraus which was taller then all of those
StienoGamez 18 օր առաջ
Also a brontosaurus, a brachiosaurus and a diplodocus were probably taller.
StienoGamez 18 օր առաջ
@Tinymon31 Sauroposeidon proteles
Tinymon31 18 օր առաջ
What is then?
Chimmer 23 օր առաջ
Somehow I understand the big words they are saying in this
XManKillz 23 օր առաջ
Ayo I tamed this dinosaur in ark bro I used it to soak bullets to raid a base.
Frim King
Frim King 23 օր առաջ
It's in ark survival evolved
Abdulla Mannaee
Abdulla Mannaee 23 օր առաջ
Cliche anti-hero jackass
Cliche anti-hero jackass 23 օր առաջ
Reminds me off the time i was taming a high level kapro in a swamp this was on a rag server btw, keep in mind i just starded fresh like 6 hours ago, so i needed prime, didnt have a big Dino capable of killing them yet, so what did i do? I starded pelting them with the freaking ballista i mounted on my raft xD
CEO of waifus 2
CEO of waifus 2 23 օր առաջ
Nah fam the tallest land mammal was the *Eren Yaeger Founding Titan*
Kiwi 24 օր առաջ
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