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The Last of the Siberian Unicorns: What Happened to the Mammoth-Sized One-Horned Beasts of Legend?

Elasmotherium, also known as the Giant Rhinoceros or the Giant Siberian Unicorn, is an extinct species of rhino that lived in the Eurasian area in the Late Pliocene and Pleistocene eras. They have been documented from 2.6 million years ago, but the most recent fossils come from around 29,000 years ago.

lost beasts

moschops911: “ Titanotherium sculpture from Cambridge UK museum 1500 by Bruce Aleksander & Dennis Milam on Flickr. ”

Is this the first human? Extraordinary find in a South African cave suggests man may be up to 2.8million years old | Daily Mail Online

New species of ancient human unearthed in South Africa

Named Homo naledi, the species has been assigned to the genus Homo, to which modern humans also belong. The remains were discovered in South Africa's Gauteng province.

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Reconstruction by Peter Trusler, seen at Melbourne Museum: "Palorchestes was a large marsupial herbivore that browsed forest shrubs. When fossilised Palorchestes teeth were first discovered, they were...

This mural is the oldest dating mural. It was discovered in Altamira Spain and was created in 30,000 BCE. This painting portrays 427 animals depicting 17 different species. These murals are highly sophisticated, realistic, and contained detailed shading.

Cave of Altamira and Paleolithic Cave Art of Northern Spain (Santillana del Mar - Spain)

Seventeen decorated caves of the Paleolithic age were inscribed as an extension to the Altamira Cave, inscribed in 1985. The property will now appear on the List as Cave of Altamira and Paleolithic Cave Art of Northern Spain. The property represents the apogee of Paleolithic cave art that developed across Europe, from the Urals to the Iberian Peninusula, from 35,000 to 11,000 BC. Because of their deep galleries, isolated from external climatic influences, these caves are particularly well…

This is the oldest rock art in North America. The Winnemucca petroglyph is between 10,500 to 14,800 years old!

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This is the oldest rock art in North America. The Winnemucca petroglyph is between 10,500 to 14,800 years old!

A 40,000 year-old sculpture made entirely from mammoth ivory

Behold Lion Man, an ancient figurine sculpted from a mammoth's tusk. Discovered back in 1939, this remarkable ice age piece was initially dated at 32,000 years-old, but a new carbon dating analysis has pushed it further back in time to 40,000 years ago — making it the oldest figurative sculpture ever discovered. So yes, this thing was actually sculpted by a paleolithic human who was romping around Europe at the mid-point of the last ice age.

Ice Age Cave Paintings Altamira Spain      The Altamira paintings found in Northern Spain is presumed to be about 11,000-19,000 years old. It is supposed to have been painted by Magdalenian people between 16,000 and 9,000 BC. These paintings were first discovered by a Spanish archeologist named Don Marcelino.

Benghazi-Gate

#BENGHAZI #GATE Lawmakers Demand Answers as Obama Administration’s Inconsistent Libya Story Falls Apart Curtis McCray ‏ @ malenu...

Stone-age Cave Paintings, Chauvet, France Photographic Print at AllPosters.com

Stone-age Cave Paintings, Chauvet, France

Final Dimensions (width x height): 12" x 16" Item #10221225

Horses in Chauvet Cave, c. 30,000 BC

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cavetocanvas: “ Horses in Chauvet Cave, c. 30,000 BC ”