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Homotherium. Illustration process.

Homotherium- an extinct African carnivore which competed with our ancestors for meat

Dire Wolf skull - The dire wolf (Canis dirus "fearsome dog") is an extinct carnivorous mammal of the genus Canis related to the smaller extant gray wolf. It was most common in North America and South America from the Irvingtonian stage to the Rancholabrean stage of the Pleistocene epoch, living 1.80 Ma—10,000 years ago, persisting for approximately 1.79 million years.

Dire Wolf skull - The dire wolf (Canis dirus "fearsome dog") is an extinct…

When we were kids didn't they only tell us about <10 dinosaurs?  Open the source page or save to read better.

pretty much all the dinosaurs ever discovered.give or take a couple of bones. Triceratops is my favorite!

The extinct Dodo bird. Even though the rareness of the Dodo was reported already in the 17th century, its extinction was not recognised until the 19th century. This was partly because, for religious reasons, extinction was not believed possible until later proved so by Georges Cuvier, and partly because many scientists doubted that the Dodo had ever existed. Like many animals that evolved in isolation from significant predators, the Dodo was entirely fearless of humans.

The extinct Dodo bird. - The dodo (Raphus cucullatus) is an extinct flightless bird that was endemic to the island of Mauritius, east of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean.



Dracorex, a dragon-like dinosaur:


Dracorex a pachycephalosaur dinosaur of North America . An artistic impression, a "dragon-like" REAL dinosaur. Remember the word dinosaur was not invented until 1842 by English paleontologist Richard Owen-- before that these animals were called dragons.

Elasmothere rhinos, Middle Miocene to Late Pleistocene

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