Pleistocene

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extinct beavers of the Pleistocene; of eastern and southern United States Castoroides , genus Castoroides
elephants extinct since the Pleistocene family Gomphotheriidae , Gomphotheriidae
extinct elephants of Central American and South America; of the Miocene and Pleistocene gomphothere
gigantic extinct terrestrial sloth-like mammal of the Pliocene and Pleistocene in America ground sloth , megathere
extinct primitive hominid of late Pleistocene; Java; formerly Javanthropus Homo soloensis
any of numerous extinct elephants widely distributed in the Pleistocene; extremely large with hairy coats and long upcurved tusks mammoth
extinct elephant-like mammal that flourished worldwide from Miocene through Pleistocene times; differ from mammoths in the form of the molar teeth mastodon , mastodont
large (bear-sized) extinct edentate mammal of the Pleistocene in South America mylodon
ratite bird order: ostriches and related extinct birds; known from the Pleistocene onward order Struthioniformes , Struthioniformes
member of the Paleo-American peoples who were the earliest human inhabitants of North America and South America during the late Pleistocene epoch Paleo-American , Paleo-Amerind , Paleo-Indian
next-to-last Pleistocene glaciation in the Alps and the deposits laid down at that time Riss glaciation
next-to-last Pleistocene glaciation in northern Europe and the deposits laid down at that time Saale glaciation
any of many extinct cats of the Old and New Worlds having long swordlike upper canine teeth; from the Oligocene through the Pleistocene saber-toothed tiger , sabertooth
early man of late Pleistocene; skull resembles that of Neanderthal man but with smaller cranial capacity; found in Java Solo man
next-to-last Pleistocene glaciation in Britain and the deposits laid down at that time Wolstonian glaciation
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