10 Giant Prehistoric Creatures, Which are (perhaps thankfully) Extinct.

When your names consists ‘giant’ itself, it doesn’t leave much to the imagination. Closely related to the orangutan, that roamed the bamboo forests, jungles and mountains of China, India and Vietnam during the Pleistocene. It was a vegetarian, but scary nonetheless; it could grow up to three meters tall and weigh up to 550 kgs. Its strength would have been extraordinary and probably kept it safe from most predators. It finally went extinct 300.000 years ago, possibly due to over hunting by early human species or as the result of climate change.
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