Southeastern United States

The following animals are commonly found in deposits from the last Ice Age (about 2 million to 11,000 years ago) in the southeastern United States, including Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. Follow the links to access resources about each animal.

Giant Ground Sloths
Megalonyx jeffersoni
Eremotherium larillardi

Caribou
Rangifer tarandus

Stag Moose
Cervalces scotti

Mammoth
Mammuthus columbi
Mammuthus primigenius 

Mastodon
Mammut americanum

Bison
Bison antiquus

Dire wolf
Canis dirus

Giant Beaver
Castoroides ohioensis

Harlan’s Muskox
Bootherium bombifrons

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