Reconstruction of the appearance of Argentavis Magnificens, the biggest & the heaviest bird capable to fly who lived six millions years ago in Argentina. Its wingspan was circa 7 m (22,9 feet), its estimated weight was 70 kg (154 pounds).
Arctodus, American giant short faced bear, late Pleistocene Ice Age. 6' tall at the shoulder, 13' tall if standing on its hind legs, about 1400 pounds.
These fossils found in northeastern China show the diversity and small sizes of some of the feathered dinosaurs. Many avian traits evolved in dinosaurs long before birds themselves appeared. Photograph by Robert Clark, Fossils from the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, Beijing; Shandong
The Most Satisfied Wombat | If wombats weren’t so fucking cute you might even call them smug. But you would never want to hurt their feelings like that, would you?