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10 Most Amazing Extinct Animals

extinct animals: Irish Deer: the largest deer that ever lived (extinct about 7,700 years ago)

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("The Irish Deer or Giant Deer was a species of Megaloceros and one of the largest deer that ever lived. Its range extended across Eurasia, from Ireland to east of Lake Baikal, during the Late Pleistocene. The latest known remains of the species have been carbon dated to about 7,700 years ago." More at the post. Text & image via vincentkhoo819) I recognise this Irish Skeleton! I'll prove it with my next pin on this board...

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from Etsy

High Quality Print of Original Pen and Ink Illustration - Irish Elk

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from HubPages

The 15 Most Beautiful and Amazing Extinct Animals

Species extinction is a sad thing, especially when the creatures that go extinct are very beautiful. So here's a list of some of the most recent extinct animals, and some that are just plain gorgeous.

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Stag by Aaron Horkey. My cousin Brett got the biggest buck I've ever seen. Our grandmother's maiden name is Horkey. This is fitting in many ways.

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