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Meet the monsters that once roamed North America, including the hell pig, the terror bird, and the short-faced bear. These infographics were created by Beth Zaiken as signages for the Natural History Museum.

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Design and Illustration for extinct, prehistoric animal specimens and fossils, natural history museum signage.

Depictions of prehistoric animals by Dutch brothers Alfons and Adrie Kennis. Beautiful textures, shapes, backgrounds.

Prehistory - Dutch artists Alfons and Adrie Kennis are twin brothers who work professionally under the studio name of Kennis & Kennis.

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Design and Illustration for Pleistocene (Ice Age) specimens and fossils, natural history museum signage.

Terror bird by *AntarcticSpring @ deviantART http://antarcticspring.deviantart.com/

paleoillustration: Phorusrhacos “Terror bird” by Antarctic Spring. The Phorusrhacids are one of my favorite extinct bird families.

Evolution by FelineFire.deviantart.com

There are many big cats associated with the Frontier and a surprising number with large, sharp teeth.