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Bison latifrons

On with huge animals. You've ever been near a bison? Are enormous strengths. His big head and his eyes intimidates let you know that if lash, nothing could be done. The current bison weigh no more than 1,500 kg have a maximum height of 1.80 and about 3 feet long.

But there was an even greater bison, Bison latifrons was called. A huge beast, 2.5 meters high and 5 meters long. And a mass of 2,000 kg and full of strong muscles in the neck that held a big head, only his head was heavier than any of us. Not only that, his head held an antler of more than 2.5 meters long, exceeded in size by counting animals, such as Megaloceros giganteus.

Currently, the family of the largest bovine animal is Bos gaurus that can measure up to 4.60m long and 2.20m high.

The Bison latifrons get other names like giant bison or bison ice age, and who lived during the Pleistocene in North America.


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