There were many animals in the last Ice Age. One animal was the giant ground sloth. Other animals were the saber tooth cat, the big horned bison, and they mastodon. The woolly rhinoceros, the doedicurus, an ancient armadillo, and the woolly mammoth roamed the icey land.
The giant ground sloth was the biggest sloth ever found.
It was the size of a normal African elephant. It was a plant eater, which
is an herbivore. It weighed a few tons and stood 20 feet tall.
The saber tooth cat was built to ambush. It had short heavy limbs and long sharp teeth. Many of the skeletons today of the saber cat came from tar pits.
The big horned bison was indigenous to the Alaskan area. It had very thick fur and a layer of fat to protect it from cold and harsh winds. It lived between 40,000 and 15,00 years ago.
The mastodon was a huge beast that lived in wooded areas
of North America. They survived until about10,000 years ago.
The woolly rhino (coelodonta) was a rare ice mammal. They lived until about 10,000 years ago. It lived well in cold weather. It had thick shaggy fur, small ears, short legs, and a massive body. The rhino was an herbivore. The rhino was about 11 feet long.
The doedicurus is an ancient armadillo. It was well protected with a dome shaped body. The tail had a kind of mace with spikes on the end which helped it to protect itself. The doedicurus was 13 feet long and was 5 feet tall with four short legs.
The woolly mammoth is the most famous ice age animal that
almost anyone could name. It was known by its shaggy fur, long tusks and
looks like an elephant. It was an herbivore and its scientific name is
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