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Natural History Museum Signage | Part II

Design and Illustration for Pleistocene (Ice Age) specimens and fossils, natural history museum signage.

When size does matter – Big Beasts: Last of the Giants – in pictures | Science | The Guardian

Patrick Aryee’s gets up close and personal with some of the world’s biggest creatures in his new three-part series. Here we Episode one airs on Sky1, Wednesday 13 June, 9pm

Extinct Pleistocene species roaming New York’s boreal bog during the late ice age: American mastadon, ground sloth, and giant beaver. The bog was mostly coniferous forest punctuated by glacial ponds and wetland. (Beth Zaiken)

Extinct Pleistocene species roaming New York’s boreal bog during the late ice age: American mastadon, ground sloth, and giant beaver. The bog was mostly coniferous forest punctuated by glacial ponds and wetland. (Beth Zaiken)

Love in the Time of Chasmosaurs: Vintage Dinosaur Art: Private Lives of Animals: Prehistoric Animals - Part 3

Since we've already looked at everything that's more important, let us now turn to the Cenozoic mammals of the wonderful Private Lives of Animals book on extinct beasties. And where better to begin than with a ground sloth with hair so wonderfully painted, you'll want to reach through the screen and run your fingers through it? (Just watch out for fleas and dandruff.) As you will already be well aware, it's obligatory to restore Megatherium standing upright against a tree, with its hands…

Ground Sloths 4 - Megatheriids by artbyjrc on DeviantArt

Description A selection of the extinct ground sloths from the family Megatheriidae, to scale. Next installment covering families of sloths: see also Ground Sloths 1 - Mylodontoids, Ground Sloths 2 - Megalonychids and Ground Sloths 3 - Megalocnids. Megatheriids are divided into three subfamilies: small schismotheriines, giant megatheriines and the aquatic thalassocnines. * In truth not all ground sloths actually stayed on the ground. Multiple small fossil species across all sloth families…

Ground Sloths 2 - Megalonychids by artbyjrc on DeviantArt

Description A selection of the extinct giant ground sloths from the Family Megalonychidae, to scale. Note this image is no longer accurate and has been revised - www.deviantart.com/artbyjrc/ar… Prior to a recent revision of the various families of sloths, the megalonychids were a mixed bag from small arboreal to large ground dwellers across Central and South America. They included the living two-toed sloths and also some species that had migrated further afield, populating North America and…

39 Visual Comparisons Of The Size Of Long-Extinct Animals With Their Modern Relatives

Modern technology does not only let us enjoy the things that are in the present, but also things from the past. The software available, like Photoshop, helps us take a glimpse at what things looked like. Even though they still remain digital, they're pretty close to reality.