When you think about prehistoric animals (and we think about prehistoric animals a lot here at Curiosity), you tend to think of enormous monsters. Even leaving out the dinosaurs, the ancient past is full of jumbo versions of modern creatures like sloths, armadillos, rhinoceroses, and other absolute units. But there's a lot more to the prehistoric ancestors of modern creatures than their tendency to grow to giant proportions. Many of them also just look a little ... off. Here are seven of our favorites.
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Written by Reuben Westmaas September 28, 2018
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