Careful study of fossil bone or tooth anatomy yields much exact information about placement and strength of muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves, and blood vessels. In rare cases, skin and hair impressions or actual skin or hair is preserved. Body weight is more difficult to gauge because fat leaves no impression on the skeleton.
|Estimated Body Weight||up to 800 kg (1764 lb)*|
|Estimated Height at Shoulder||2.2 m (7 ft)|
* 20 % larger than than modern camels that weigh 650 kg (1,433 lbs)
Janis et al (2002)