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Bovids of the Pleistocene

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Auroch VS four wolves in Europe  late Pleistocene 

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A size comparison between man and Auroch
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(09-16-2018, 01:36 AM)Spalea Wrote: I reproduce here an illutration of the very good book "The big cats and their fossil relatives" from Alant Turner (text) and Mauricio Anton (illustrations).





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The pleistocene bison "Blue Babe" was not a large bison specimen, check this out:

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The lion-like Panthera spelaea from Alaska were no larger than the modern African lion, with a maximum skull lenght of about 38 cm.
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Bison latifrons huge horns
Book Fossiling in Florida (Mark Renz)

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Bison latifrons in Natural History Museum of Utah
Credit to Daniel G. Sanchez

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Ancient Water Buffalo relative Bubalus murrensis
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Bison priscus skeletons 
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Some skulls of an average sized mammut, huge bison skulls and one cave "lion".

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Also, comparison of horns between bison species:

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Information about the weight and horn span of the giant Bison latifrons, argubly the largest bovid that ever existed:

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The source is from the book "Megafauna: Giant Beasts of Pleistocene South America" of Fariña et al. (2013).


This is a specimen from the Cincinnati Museum of Natural History & Science, a large one:

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Finally, a comparison between bison species, the text doesn't say that it is a scale, so just take it as reference of the body characteristics:

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