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Top 10 Extinct Animals You Should Know of

It’s hard to believe how old the Earth really is and it’s harder to believe that animal existed on our planet that no longer exists. None-the-less, evidence point at the existence of creature long before human came into the picture. Today we are going to look at some of the extinct animals and discuss their appearance, habitat and perhaps how exactly they got wiped off the face of the Earth. And when you are done with this, check out the 10 most endangered animals on our planet right now.

10. Saber-Toothed Tiger (10,000 B.C.)

Saber-Toothed Tiger - Extinct Animals

Also known as Smilodon, these creatures may look like tigers or cats but are not closely related. Smilodon flaunted strong and robust built made them one of the strongest animals and helped them in hunting large animals like bison. Little is known about their behavior. Historians are divided on their opinion on whether saber-toothed tiger was a solitary or social animal. They became extinct around 10,000 years ago along with several of the megafauna of South America.



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