Animals of prehistoric times, which existed on the territory of the Russian
The most famous being drugdesign in Russia the ancient period, is mammoth. But except for the famous prehistoric animal, here met and more ancient species, which according to scientists was older than the dinosaurs. Because of the terrain of domestic archaeologists for a very long time could not find a single exhibit or bones. They could not remain in good condition and were ground into bone meal for the demolition of the precipitation and the abundance of sandy sediment. Below is the list of instances really live in the far-distant days on the Russian territory.
Dvenadtsatiminutke monster is recognized as the largest representative of the family. Its characteristics are unique features. The most striking is considered the crest of the skull. He not only allowed to stand out against other dinosaurs, but also helped to publish the trumpet sounds. Olorotitan was moving on four or two hind limbs, and the structure of the head was given an opportunity to chew hard plants. While a large number of teeth is regularly updated. It is worth noting that this is one of the latest and existed in the period of complete disappearance of the creatures.
Primitive herbivorous therapsid that lived on Earth more than two hundred and fifty million years before us. On the planet of that era there was a single continent – Pangaea. At the same time such remains were discovered in the Perm region and nowhere else were. Estemmenosuchus was an instance of comparable to a minibus. They resembled hippos, as the main habitat was water. Ate therapsida plants, but the structure of the teeth suggests that they did not disdain carrion.
He lived in the early Cretaceous era. Belonged to the family of horned dinosaurs. Since its existence a hundred million years. Any sight of the creatures had two legs and ate vegetation and had an important distinctive feature – powerful high beak. They were crowned the top of the cheekbone animals. In addition, one species could boast the pen formation located in the dorsal and tail.
The ancient rhinoceros that existed during the Pliocene epoch, up to the Pleistocene period. A huge amount of body – weight to five tons, a six-foot tall, six-meter length is allowed to feel in relative safety. A distinctive feature of the animal – growth on the frontal part of the head. Experts believe that he could reach five feet. It is noted that the horn was thin, and the dome had a spongy structure.
A large predator of the Permian period. It had a twenty-foot monster with the length of skull more than half. The power of fangs and incisors were amplified with nine pairs of small teeth. Short but strong legs had a foot of considerable width, perhaps webbed, and the tail lengths. First dinosaur considered a distant relative of the crocodile, but scientists believe that titanophoneus hunted on land, not in water.
Synapsida refers to prehistoric that lived in the late Permian era. The main difference between the animals teeth. They had a lot of chipping, large size and regularly fell out with the subsequent recovery. Prehensile limbs give reason to believe that the animal – the ancient tree-living creature.
An ancient reptile that existed in the Cretaceous and Jurassic era. His remains are everywhere. Herbivorous beast moved on four legs and had a tail and neck lengths. The total size of the animal was about forty feet, and weighs over a hundred tons.
Terrible carnivorous monster of incredible size. Is an ancestor of the legendary saber-toothed cats. His fangs had reached fifteen inches, with a total value of skull 75 cm. Refers to a group of zoroastro. Existed prior to the era of the first dinosaurs.
Yakut cave lion
The species of cat that lives across Siberian and European territory. Two and a half meters in length not including the tail, allowed the beast to be considered as the largest cat on the planet. Some scientists believe that the creature was a cross between a tiger and a lion, and the extinction occurred due to the gradual disappearance of the main food source of young cave bear and deer.
Mammoth from Siberia
Ten tons of live weight and five and a half feet tall, these animals were a real pile of meat and bones. They are considered to be several times larger than an African elephant. The residence time of the monsters falls on the period from two to one million years ago.