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Short-faced bear

by Michael P. Goecke

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  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Abdo Pub. Co. in Edina, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Giant short-faced bear -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Giant short-faced bear.,
  • Mammals, Fossil.,
  • Prehistoric animals.,
  • Paleontology.

  • About the Edition

    Introduces the physical characteristics, habitat, and behavior of the prehistoric relative of modern-day bears.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Michael P. Goecke.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesA buddy book, Prehistoric animals
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE882.C15 G646 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p. :
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3563506M
    ISBN 101577659767
    LC Control Number2002032278
    OCLC/WorldCa50684523

    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 primigenius, in the. Short-Faced Bear Fossils For Sale. MIDDLE (RANCHOLABREAN AGE) TO LATE PLEISTOCENE PERIOD: , to 10, years ago. The Short-Faced Bear was a member of the Ursidae or bear family. This extinct beast is amongst the Tremarctine bears noted for their short snouts hence the name, 'Short-Faced Bear'.

      Late Pleistocene giant short-faced bears, mammoths, and large carcass scavenging in the Saltville Valley of Virginia, USA Boreas, 38 (3), . 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.

    The giant short-faced bear existed up un years ago. It is believed to be the largest carnivorous mammal to have ever lived. A bear’s sense of smell is seven times better than a bloodhound’s! In spite of being classified as carnivores, about 75% to 85% of a bear’s diet is made up of plants. 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.


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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 bear today, it was about five feet at the shoulders when walking and stood as tall as 12 feet 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 occupied the more heavily wooded Atlantic coastal region. Short-Faced Bear (Prehistoric Animals (Buddy Books)) [Michael P Goecke] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Short-Faced Bear (Prehistoric Animals (Buddy Books))Author: Michael P Goecke. 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 # in Children's Bear Books (Books) # in Children's Dinosaur Books (Books) Would you like to tell us about a lower price?Author: Sara Gilbert.

Short-Faced Bear by Michael P. Goecke,available at Book Depository with free delivery : Michael P. Goecke. Short-Faced Bear - Ebook written by Michael P. Goecke. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Short-Faced Bear.

- Explore deenajwarner's board "Short faced bear" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Short faced bear, Bear and Bear art pins. The short-faced bear (Arctodus spp.) is an extinct bear that inhabited North America during the Pleistocene epoch from about Mya un years ago.

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 ; Sorkin ). 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.

The Day the Mesozoic Died: The Asteroid That Killed the Dinosaurs — HHMI BioInteractive Video - Duration: biointeractive 6, views. Nov 3, - Explore bchapman's board "Short faced bear" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Prehistoric animals, Extinct animals and Prehistoric creatures pins.

The short-faced bear or bulldog bear (Arctodus) is an extinct genus of bear endemic to North America during the Pleistocene era about million years ago (mya) to 11, years ago. At that time, Arctodus simus may have been one of the largest mammals that lived on land and ate meat. Arctodus simus first appeared during the middle Pleistocene in North America, aboutyears : Mammalia.

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. 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” because of this. 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.

Arctodus is not a very well-known name,‭ ‬but this ursine has appeared repeatedly in the popular media under the more common name of‭ ‘‬Short faced bear‭’‬.‭ ‬Arctodus is closely related to another similar bear called Arctotherium which is known from South America.‭ ‬While larger specimens‭ (‬thought to be mature.

EDIT. Yeah sorry op but its not a short faced bear after much delibration.-It was more interested in killing them than eating them.-It dragged people away and attacked them with near military precision-It went after the captain first, with a rather stealthy attack.

The spectacled bear (Tremarctos ornatus), also known as the Andean bear or Andean short-faced bear and locally as jukumari (Aymara), ukumari (Quechua) or ukuku, is the last remaining short-faced bear. The Paperback of the Giant Short-Faced Bears (Ice Age Mega Beasts Series) by Sara Gilbert at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.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 new study.The book Facts Bears! has many facts that are unknown to many people and include pictures to understand them.

Below is a review for the book: The book Facts Bears! is one of the most interesting book I ever read. It includes images of different kinds of bears doing different things/5(10).