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Fun Facts of Top 10 Biggest Prehistoric Carnivorous Mammals

Fun Facts of top 10 Biggest Carnivorous Mammals

It's not just the dinosaurs that grew to monsters sizes, Some mammals from millions of years ago weighted thousands of pounds too...

10. Epicyon
Epicyon
       Epicyon has lived on earth 15 million years ago. And the estimated weight of the Epicyon is around 150 lb / 68 kg. And the size if the Epicyon is around 1.5 m / 4.9 ft. They have a very powerful jaw. And the size of the head is very large.

9. Dire Wolf

Dire Wolf
       Dire Wolf has lived on earth 125000 years ago. And skeleton of Dire Wolf is mostly found in both North America and South America. Estimated weight of the Dire Wolf is around 172.2 lb / 79 kg. And the size of the Dire Wolf is around 5 ft / 1.5 m. Size of the Dire Wolf's front teeth le greater than other teeth. And they hunt other animals for the food.

8. Pachycrocuta

       Pachycrocuta fossil has been found in Southern Africa and Eastern Africa. Pachycrocutas are the type of prehistoric hyenas. And the estimated weight of the Pachycrocuta is 242.5 lb / 110 kg. Size of the Pachycrocuta is around 39 inch.

7. Thylacosmilus

Thylacosmilus
       Thylacosmilus has very long teeth like today's saber-tooth cats. And the weight of the Thylacosmilus is around 264.6 lb / 120 kg. And the size of the Thylacosmilus is equaled to the size of saber-tooth cats. The fossils of Thylacosmilus is mostly found in South America.

6. Smilodon

Smilodon
       Smilodon is the most famous prehistoric mammals. And the weight of the Smilodon is 1036.2 lb / 470 kg. They are very huge in size. They also have very big front teeth. And the length of the Smilodon is up to 47 in. They hunt other large mammals for the food. Eyes of the Smilodon is small compared to their body. And the size of the tell is very short.

5. Amphicyon

Amphicyon
       Amphicyon is a very large mammal. The weight of the Amphicyon is 1322.8 lb / 600 kg. Fossils of the Amphicyon are found in Asia, Europe, North America, South America, and in Africa. It means they are lived all over the earth. And the size of the Amphicyon is around 2.5 m / up to 8 feet. The largest species of Amphicyon are more looked like a bear dog. The skull of the Amphicyon is very large in size. Front teeth of Amphicyon are big in size to compare to other teeth.

4. Pseudocyon

       Pseudocyon lived on earth 3.22 million years ago. And the weight of the Pseudocyon is estimated as 1704.17 lb / 773 kg. Pseudocyon is also a very powerful animal. And the size of the Pseudocyon is also very large.

3. Short-Faced Beer

Short-Faced Bear
       Short-Faced Bear has lived on earth 11000 years ago. And the weight of the Short-Faced Bear is estimated as 2109.8 lb / 957 kg. And the hight of the Short-Faced Bear is up to 12 ft, 4 m. They are very huge in size. And the mouth of the Short-Faced Bear is very powerful. And h=fossils of Short-Faced Bear are found in North America.

2. Andrewsarchus

Andrewsarchus
       Andrewsarchus is a very big mammal. And the length of the Andrewsarchus is around 12 ft / 3.6 m. And the weight of the Andrewsarchus is estimated as 1000 kg / 2204.6 lb. They are very heavy mammals. Andrewsarchus skull is found in China. And the mouth is very powerful. Some scientist things they are from comodo dragons family.

1. Arctotherium

       Arctotherium is the heaviest prehistoric carnivorous mammal on earth. The fossil of the Arctotherium is found in North America and South America. The weight of Arctotherium is estimated around 1749 kg / 3855.8 lb. In the standing position of Arctotherium, the height od Arctotherium is around 14 ft / 4.2 m. The extinct currently the largest bear on record which exists on earth. Arctotheriums are lived on earth about 2 million years ago. They are very powerful mammal on their time. They are bear beast. One Arctotherium is much heavier than today's heavier bear. 

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