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ROM-Miocene-Diorama3 - Neógeno - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre

ROM-Miocene-Diorama3 - Neógeno - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre

Elephant bird (Aepyornis maximus)> www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1258196/Return-dino-bird-How-experts-recovered-DNA-10ft-tall-Aepyornis-fossilised-egg.html > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aepyornis

Elephant bird (Aepyornis maximus)> www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1258196/Return-dino-bird-How-experts-recovered-DNA-10ft-tall-Aepyornis-fossilised-egg.html > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aepyornis

Paraceratherium (mamífero perisodáctilo del Oligoceno-Mioceno de Asia, 25mA)

Paraceratherium is an extinct genus of gigantic hornless rhinoc-eros-like mammals endemic to Eurasia & Asia during the Oligocene epoch. It is regarded as the largest land mammal known, w/the largest species having an estimated mean adult mass of 12 tons.

Kennis & Kennis - It's the American lion (Panthera leo atrox or P. atrox) – also known as the North American lion, Naegele’s giant jaguar or American cave lion. see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wik...

the American lion (Panthera leo atrox or P. Atrox) – also known as the North American lion, Naegele’s giant jaguar or American cave lion

Diprotodon, meaning “two forward teeth”, sometimes known as the giant wombat or the rhinoceros wombat, is the largest known marsupial ever to have lived. (Wikipedia). Picture by Peter Trusler

Diprotodon, meaning “two forward teeth”, sometimes known as the giant wombat or the rhinoceros wombat, is the largest known marsupial ever to have lived. Picture by Peter Trusler

Tables are turned: The lioness attempts to grab the buffalo in mid-air but gets a hoof to the face for her pains

One giant leap: Athletic buffalo springs TWO METRES into the air to escape a very hungry lion

Lion with Wildebeest the Kariega Game Reserve, Eastern Cape, South Africa. by Jacques Matthysen

This picture depicts how the region of Cerro de los Batallones in central Spain likely looked 9 million years ago (Mauricio Antón). The three largest mammalian predators (smaller sabre-tooth, large cat, and bear-dog) captured prey in different portions of the habitat, as do coexisting large predators today.

The fossilized fangs of saber-toothed cats hint at how the extinct mammals shared space and food with other large predators 9 million years ago.

The Irish Elk by deskridge.deviantart.com on @deviantART

The Irish Elk which is now extinct was the largest member of the deer family other than an ancient moose species which is also extinct.

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