THE IRISH ELK OR GIANT DEER

The Irish giant deer was the biggest deer the world ever seen. This deer was thought to be remained alive during the late Pleistocene and early Holocene age. This strange deer resided in Eurasia from Ireland at the Eastern Baikal Lake. This mysterious deer was very famous for its huge size. This giant deer was about 2.1 meter or 7 feet tall at the shoulder and its approximate weight was 90 pound. But the most astonishing thing was its long branched horns which are called antlers. Its antler were 12 feet from tip to tip. This strange species had been extinct from the Universe  before 5700 B.C. Main discussion generally goes on not depending on their huge body but on their large antlers.

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THE MYSTERIOUS QUAGGA:: THE HALF HORSE AND HALF ZEBRA

Quagga is one of the subspecies of plains zebra which has been extinct from the Universe. Once it was found in a plentiful number in South Africa’s Cape Province and in the Southern part of the Orange Free state. This strange creature is very unique in compare with the other species of zebra regarding their look. The zebra like mark is vivid only at the initial part of their body. The usual stripes are vivid at the front part of their body but in the mid section the stripes become fades away. This mysterious creature is 275 cm long and from shoulder it is 125-135 cm tall. This creature look zebra like from the front but from the back this creature look like a horse. This specimen of quagga was vanished from the Universe during 1872. The last alive specimen of this captive species was in the Amsterdam’s Natura Artis Magistra zoo but this species was died in 12 August 1883. But the cause of death was unknown. The London specimen was died in 1872 and the Berlin specimen was died in 1875.  Quagga is the first extinct creature which have the DNA studies.