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Giant short-faced bear (Arctodus simus yukonensis) remains from Fulton County, northern Indiana

Ronald L. Richards

Giant short-faced bear (Arctodus simus yukonensis) remains from Fulton County, northern Indiana

by Ronald L. Richards

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Published by Field Museum of Natural History in [Chicago, Ill.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Giant short-faced bear,
  • Bears, Fossil -- Indiana -- Fulton County

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRonald L. Richards, William D. Turnbull ; with an appendix by E.J. Neiburger.
    SeriesFieldiana -- new ser., no. 30, Publication -- 1465, Publication (Field Museum of Natural History : 1966) -- 1465.
    ContributionsTurnbull, William D., Neiburger, Ellis J. 1944-, Field Museum of Natural History.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 34 p. :
    Number of Pages34
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19229510M

    Beginning with the dawn bear, the small dog-sized ancestor of all bears who hails from 25 million years ago, Bieder embarks on a fascinating exploration of the evolutionary history of the bear family, from extinct species such as the cave bear and giant short-faced bear to the mere eight species that survive today. Posts about Short Faced Bear written by twilightbeasts. Giant Sloths and Sabertooth Cats: Extinct Mammals and the Archaeology of the Ice Age Great Basin By Donald K Grayson If there is one thing I enjoy doing in my downtime, it’s reading about Pleistocene megafauna.

    Giant short-faced bear (Arctodus simus yukonensis) remains from Fulton County, northern Indiana. by Ronald L Richards,William D. joint author Turnbull,Ellis J. (Ellis Jay) contributor Neiburger. Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. The giant short-faced bear seems to have been a very big bear. Compared to those which live now, it would have much longer legs and a much wider mouth. It had a very broad flat face and a very powerful means to bite. Long ago it lived in North America, where the United States is now.

    The giant bear lived in South America between 2 million and , years ago. Standing at 11 Feet: World's Largest Known Bear Unearthed. It was a South American giant short-faced bear. - Explore erickapartida's board "Short faced bear." on Pinterest. See more ideas about Short faced bear, Extinct animals and Prehistoric animals.9 pins.


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Giant short-faced bear (Arctodus simus yukonensis) remains from Fulton County, northern Indiana by Ronald L. Richards Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Giant Short-Faced Bear. Arctodus simus. The Fastest Running Bear That Ever Lived. Also called the bulldog bear, the giant short-faced bear (Arctodus simus) was undoubtedly the fastest running bear that ever lived. Rangier and longer legged than any Giant short-faced bear book today, it was about five feet at the shoulders when walking and stood as tall as 12 feet on its hind legs.

Although it's often described as the largest bear that ever lived, the Giant Short-Faced Bear (Arctodus simus) didn't quite measure up to either the modern Polar Bear or to its southern counterpart, it's hard to imagine the average megafauna mammal (or early human) worrying whether it was about to be eaten by a 2, or a 3,pound behemoth.

Giant Short-Faced Bears (Ice Age Mega Beasts) Library Binding – Janu Author: Sara Gilbert. The short-faced bear (Arctodus sp.) is an extinct bear genus that inhabited North America during the Pleistocene epoch from about Mya un years ago.

It was the most common early North American bear and was most abundant in California. There are two recognized species: the lesser short-faced bear (Arctodus pristinus) and the giant short-faced bear (Arctodus simus), Class: Mammalia.

Giant Short-Faced Bear Facts Roaming the North American countryside up until ab years ago was a huge deadly animal that must have given our early ancestors nightmares.

This beast was the Giant Short-Faced Bear; it could look a 6 foot man in the eyes while standing on all fours and tower 7 feet above him when standing on its hind legs.

The short-faced bear ranged over the high grasslands of western North America, from Mexico to Alaska and Yukon. Presumably it was a rather solitary scavenger or predator.

A smaller, lighter-built species (Arctodus pristinus) with smaller teeth. This book is a total waste of my money. I bought because it was illustrated. The ONLY illustration of a short-faced bear is that crude picture on the cover, which was repeated inside.

All of the other illustrations are of contemporary Grizzly and Kodiak bears. If there was a Zero star rating, I would have given it that/5(2).

The giant short-faced bear, Arctodus simus, was an extremely large bear that occupied much of North America throughout the is often described as the largest Pleistocene land carnivore in North America, although several new studies suggest that this member of the Carnivora family may actually have been an omnivore (Figuerido et al.

; Meloro. Giant short-faced bears. [Sara Gilbert] -- "An elementary exploration of giant short-faced bears, focusing on fossil evidence that helps explain how their long legs and wide snouts helped these beasts adapt to the last Ice Age"-- Book: All Authors / Contributors: Sara Gilbert.

Find more information about # Giant short-faced bear\/span. A prehistoric South American giant short-faced bear tipped the scales at up to 3, pounds (1, kilograms) and towered at least 11 feet ( meters) standing up, according to.

A prehistoric South American giant short-faced bear tipped the scales at up to 3, pounds (1, kilograms) and towered at least 11 feet ( meters) standing up, according to. - Explore deenajwarner's board "Short faced bear" on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Short faced bear, Bear and Bear art pins. One notable exception is a truly rare find indeed, the bones of one Arcdotus Simus, the giant short-faced bear. He wasn’t lightly termed a giant; this fifteen-hundred pound beast stood twelve feet on his hind legs, while his height at the shoulder when he.

Ecomorphology of the giant short-faced bears Agriotherium and Arctodus Article (PDF Available) in Historical Biology 18(1) March with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Boris Sorkin.

Which bear species do you think is bigger, a giant short-faced bear or a polar bear. There is no room for anyone’s opinion on this, because the size of these animals is well known. In short, the polar bear is smaller. In the case of one genus of s.

Except for the carnivorous polar bear and the vegetarian giant panda, ursids are omnivorous, consuming many items that seem small for an animal of such large size. Ants, bees, seeds of trees, roots, nuts, berries, insect larvae such as grubs, and even the dainty dogtooth violet are eaten.

Many bears relish honey, and the sun bear is sometimes called the “honey bear”. It was a South American giant short-faced bear (Arctotherium angustidens), the earliest and largest member of its genus (its group of species of.

The Giant Short Faced Bear was 1,5 to 1,80 m (5 to 6 feet) tall at the shoulder and rose to an impresive 3 m (10 feet) when standing on its hind legs, it weighted to kgs ( - pounds) the giant was taller than a Polar Bear.

Get this from a library. Short-faced bear. [Michael P Goecke] -- Introduces the physical characteristics, habitat, and behavior of the prehistoric relative of modern-day bears.

Short-faced Bear. ISM diorama. A life-sized reconstruction of Arctodus simus, the giant short-faced bear, is shown here in a diorama of the glacial-forest tundra of western Illin years ago, during the height of the Wisconsin shown are an Arctic ground squirrel (Spermophilus parryii, in the foreground) and the tusk of a woolly mammoth (Mammuthus.

The giant short-faced bear (Arctodus Simus) was among the most terrifying predators ever to appear on the North American continent. It lived at a time when the dire wolf, the American lion and the saber-toothed cat known as Smilodon prowled the s: 9. The short-faced bear (Arctodus spp.) is an extinct bear that inhabited North America during the Pleistocene epoch from about Mya un years ago.

It was the most common early North.Recreation of the Giant Short-faced bear showing its size next to a human Many people have examined this question, and one study lays it out clearly (Christiansen ).

Christiansen examined both the GSFB and its European cousin, the Cave Bear (Ursus spelaeus), another bear famous for its dimensions.