Extinct Animals

August 16th, 2010

1. Tyrannosaurus Rex (extinct 65 million years ago)

One of the largest animals among carnivores is Tyrannosaurus. It can grown up to the height of 43.3 feet long and 16.6 feet tall. Daily it can intake up to 7 tons of food It is the bipedal carnivore with a long skull and the heavy tail. The fossils of this species is highly seen in North America.

2. Quagga: half zebra, half horse

Quagga was one of the well famous extinct animals. It was the subspecies of the zebra. It is largely seen in South Africa’s Cape Province and also in the southern part of the Orange Free Estate. The main difference between Zebra and Quagga is in its body.

3. Steller’s Sea Cow: the defenseless beast (extinct since 1768)

Steller’s sea cow is first discovered in 1741 near the Asiatic coast of the Bering Sea. The seahorse can grow up to 7.9 meters and its weight is 3 tons greater than the dugong. It is more or less resemble like a
seal. But Seal has two stout forelimbs and has a tail like whales. It can never come out of the sea, but always live inside the water. It do not have any teeth but has two flat white bones.

4. Irish Deer: the largest deer that ever lived

The Irish Deer or Elk, was the ever largest deer. It was lived in Eurasia, from Ireland to east of Lake Baikal. The latest information about this species is that latest remedy has been carbon dated to about 5,700 BC or about 7,700 Years ago. It can grow up to a maximum of 3.65 meters.

5. Great Auk: largest of all auks

The species Great Auk is the only species found in genus Penguins.

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