The Pleistocene Epoch seen here 50 thousand years ago was a time when glaciers blanketed vast expanses of the northern and south hemispheres. Cold periods or ice ages alternated between warm periods during this time. Mammals adapted to the cold and other new environments and took on new forms such as the mammoths and mastodons of North America and Siberia; Diprotodon in Australia the largest marsupial ever to have lived; and giant ground sloths and armadillos called glyptodonts in South…

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Smilodon, a genus of sabre-toothed cat, is the most recent surviving type of sabre-toothed cat. It last lived in North America 10,000 years ago, around the same time as humans first began to practice agriculture in the Middle East and Asia. Smilodon preyed on large prey such as mammoths, bison, ground sloths and camels.

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Panamerican Ground Sloth Eremotherium eomigrans & Eremotherium laurillardi Extinct | Eremotherium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Placentalia> Xenarthra> Pilosa> Folivora> Megalonychidae> Megalocnus & Choloepus> M.rodens & C.hoffmanni Other names: Rodens Carribean ground sloth & Hoffmann's two-to...

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Mapinguari- Brazilian folklore/cryptid: a hairy, roughly humanoid creature described with one eye, a giant mouth on its stomach, and huge claws on its hands. many believe it is a relic of the giant ground sloth.

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Ground Sloth - Jay Matternes

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