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Meet the monsters that once roamed North America, including the hell pig, the terror bird, and the short-faced bear. These infographics were created by Beth Zaiken as signages for the Natural History Museum.

Quagga, now extinct

16 Fascinating Extinct Animals

A Male Quagga from Africa. Painted from a live specimen at the Royal College of Surgeons, Jacques-Laurent Agasse, circa early

20 animals that you probably don't know exist, that are likely to become extinct before you die

20 animals that you probably don't know exist, that are likely to become extinct before you die

20 Animals That Are Likely To Become Extinct animals nature animal interesting wild life facts wild animals

According to new research, biodiversity across much of Earth has dropped below safe levels. Here are some of the species we've lost this century. http://futurism.com/images/animals-that-went-extinct-in-the-21st-century-infographic/?utm_campaign=coschedule&utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=Futurism&utm_content=Animals%20That%20Went%20Extinct%20In%20The%2021st%20Century%20%5BInfographic%5D

Biodiversity across much of Earth has dropped below safe levels due this to human activity. Here are some of the species we've lost this century. We must take immediate action to combat this trend of biodiversity loss.

extinct animals: Irish Deer: the largest deer that ever lived (extinct about 7,700 years ago) [Wiki - Photo: (c) The Field Museum, CK1T]

10 Most Amazing Extinct Animals

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

Often found in competition with the other megafauna and dragons of the region the Bear Dog is a rare sight on the frontier. What few remain are often found along those plains that abut the mountainous ranges of the region. These beasts are often considered sacred by the Nomads, Orcs, and Imperial legions that find themselves in the region.

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

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Megatherium Is a giant sloth that lives on the ground. the ruler of south america it was a omnivore that went extinct years ago. Early man killed The animal, and used every part of it. It lived alongside doedicrus sabertooth cats and terror birds

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

Thylacine: the Tasmanian Tiger (extinct since 1936) won't lie that thing is a tad scary...probably shouldn't have put it under How cute!

10 Most Amazing Extinct Animals

Extinct Animals: 10 Most Amazing Extinct Animals - ODDEE- Thylacine: the Tasmanian Tiger - extinct since 1936

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. It was a browsing herbivorous perissodactyl that stripped leaves from trees. Info: Wikipedia

Paraceratherium was a gigantic hornless rhinoceros-like mammal endemic to Eurasia & Asia during the Oligocene epoch. It is regarded as the largest land mammal known - Prehistoric artwork.

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

Kronosaurus fossil.  Can you even imagine what this looked like when it was swimming through the ocean?

Kronosaurus meaning "lizard of Kronos" is an extinct genus of short-necked pliosaur. It was among the largest pliosaurs, and is named after the leader of the Greek Titans, Cronus.

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