Thursday, May 5, 2011


Arctodus known as the short-faced bear or bulldog bear is an extinct genus of bear endemic to North America during the Pleistocene 3.0 Ma. 11,000 years ago, existing for approximately 2.989 million years. Arctodus simus may have once been Earth's largest mammalian, terrestrial carnivore. It was the most common of early North American bears, being most abundant in California.

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