Prehistoric animals you won’t believe exist

Many animal species that lived millions of years ago are now extinct. Check out the coolest animals that haunt the earth in this gallery!

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It is suspected that this giant cat originated in North America and became extinct in South America. It resembles a tiger and is distinguished by its huge canine teeth.

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Similar to today’s elephants, these animals lived until the last Ice Age and were preying on humans who lived during the Neolithic period.

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According to the Newdinosaurs website, the animal lived 13 million years ago during the Miocene. The fossils were discovered in Peru in 2008.

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Although related to the gray wolf and dog, this species is not an ancestor of these two species.

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This animal was a giant sloth that lived during the Miocene and Pleistocene, between ten thousand and ten million years ago.

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This animal was a prehistoric glyptodon and lived from the Ice Age to the last Ice Age 11,000 years ago.

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The camel’s ancestor lived from the Pliocene to the Late Pleistocene (from about 3.6 million years ago to 11,700 years ago), according to Britannica.

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This kangaroo-like marsupial animal today, according to Neodinosaurs, lived in Australia during the Pleistocene epoch. It was a herbivore that could grow to a height of 4.9 meters and weigh about 200 kilograms.

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This rat-like animal was a prehistoric mammal that lived about 65 million years ago, according to the Newdinosaurs website.

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This animal is considered the ancestor of the armadillo and lived in North America. According to an article published on Wilder, these giants are believed to have lived about 35 million years ago.

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This prehistoric animal appears to be an ancestor of pigs and lived in the steppes of Eurasia until the end of the Eocene (about 30 million years ago).

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According to Neodinosaurs, the animal lived during the Miocene epoch and was discovered by Edward Drinker Cope in 1878. They are sometimes referred to as “hell pigs.”

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The marsupial was found in Australia, Tasmania and New Guinea and became extinct in the 20th century.

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