8 Giant Ice Age Animals Ruled North America

Giant ice age animals ruled north america

Modern elephants were covered in thick fur and had long curved tusks

Large predatory cats like smilodon had teeth that extended from their mouths

These enormous sloths could reach up to 20 feet in length

Mastodons were related to elephants and had a different body shape

One of the largest mammals was a shortfaced bear

The dire wolf was larger and heavier than the modern wolves

They were larger than todays sbes and played a role in shaping the environment