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the biggest bird in the world...Now extinct, the Giant Teratorn (Argentavis Magnificens)

Argentavis magnificens: Magnificent Argentine Bird With a wingspan of nearly 7 metres, Argentavis magnificens is the largest known bird to ever fly. It lived 6 million years ago in the open plains of.

Veloceraptor

Veloceraptor

Only one quagga was ever photographed alive and only 23 skins are preserved today.The quagga was the first extinct animal to have its DNA analysed,and this 1984 study launched the field of ancient DNA analysis. It confirmed that the quagga was more closely related to zebras than to horses.

Only one quagga was ever photographed alive and only 23 skins are preserved today.The quagga was the first extinct animal to have its DNA analyzed.

The moa were eleven species of flightless birds endemic to New Zealand ranging in size from about the height of a chicken, to the largest species which was twelve feet tall. Most, if not all, species of moa died out due to over-hunting by the Māori and habitat decline before European discovery and settlement. Could a surviving population of gigantic birds be hiding in New Zealand? Moa sightings have occurred fairly regularly in the remotest parts of New Zealand from a variety of sources.

The Moa, flightless birds of New Zealand, ranged from chicken-size to 12 ft. They died out due to over-hunting & habitat decline. Still, Moa sightings are sometimes reported in the remotest parts of New Zealand.

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

The name Hartebeest is a Dutch word (originally spelled hertebeest) which means deer. The Bubal Hartebeest stood at around 122 cm (4 ft) at the shoulder. It also had lyre-shaped horns. The Bubal Hartebeest is believed to have once lived in Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia. It may also have resided in the Middle East. [4] The Hartebeest was once domesticated by Egyptians and may have been used as a sacrificial animal. Its horns in tombs at Abadiyeh indicated its importance as a food…

The bubal hartebeest, also known as bubal antelope or simply bubal (Alcelaphus buselaphus buselaphus) is the extinct nominal (i., first described) subspecies of hartebeest, that was formerly found north of the Saharan Desert.

Pair of E. sibiricum (the Siberian ‘unicorn’).

Researchers Find Siberian ‘Unicorn’ Fossil Fragments in Kazakhstan, Say Creature Lived Much Long

A long-extinct animal known as the Siberian unicorn—which was actually a long-horned rhinoceros—may have walked the Earth years ago, at the same time as prehistoric humans, researchers say.

Irish Elk  Herds of the Giant Irish Elk lived in Europe and Ireland.  It stood six feet high at its shoulders, the size of Moose, and its broad antlers spanned ten feet.

extinct animals: Irish Elk: the largest deer that ever lived (extinct about years ago) [Wiki - Photo: (c) The Field Museum,

Palaeolama nidae an extinct South American genus of llama camelid. It lived 10 000 years ago and weighed around 300 kg.    by Rodolfo Nogueira

Palaeolama nidae an extinct South American genus of llama camelid. It lived 10 000 years ago and weighed around 300 kg. by Rodolfo Nogueira / animaux / ongulé / camélidé

Indricotherium, the largest land "mammal" that has ever ...

Paraceratherium (aka Baluchitherium and Indricotherium), a gigantic hornless long-necked rhinoceros from prehistory that was the largest land mammal ever known to have existed on planet Earth.

Hagerman Horse | Natural History Museum Signage | Courtesy of artist Beth Zaiken (linked)  Pin brought to you by: https://CoolScienceArt.com

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

I didn't even know these existed

MFS-Strange but TRUE The goblin shark, Mitsukurina owstoni, is a deep-sea shark, the sole living species in the family Mitsukurinidae.

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