Two inexperienced American lions-teens atrox, jump away terrified in front of the terrible teeth of a decisive female who is blindly angry after the predators attacked her calf . Pleistocene of Texas.
Daily Paleo Art Month Ekaltadeta A marsupial related to the potorids (edit: actually that should be the musky rat-kangaroo;), Ekaltadeta lived in northern Australia between 25 and 15 million years ago.
Floridatragulus, an odd long-snouted camelid which roamed North America between 20 and 16 million years ago. The reason for its long nose is unknown – perhaps it allowed it to graze while keeping its eyes high enough to see over tall grasses, or to reach vegetation that other herbivores couldn’t. Modern camelids are found in Africa and the Middle East (dromedary camel), Central Asia (bactrian camel), and South America (llama, guanaco, vicuña, and alpaca), but the group originally evolved…
Artwork by Lucas Lima This extinct elephant relative was one of the largest in its family tree, reaching up to meter ft) tall. Interestingly, some small species from the island of Flores, Indonesia, shrunk to only a third of that size.