What plants and animals lived during the Ice Age?

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The last ice age occurred between 70,000 years ago to 10,000 years ago. Many animals that existed then are extinct now, or no longer live in that part of the world. Animals like wooly mammoths, mastodons are relatives of modern elephants, but these varieties are extinct. Various Lagomorphs like snowshoe...

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The last ice age occurred between 70,000 years ago to 10,000 years ago. Many animals that existed then are extinct now, or no longer live in that part of the world. Animals like wooly mammoths, mastodons are relatives of modern elephants, but these varieties are extinct. Various Lagomorphs like snowshoe hares were adapted to this environment. Giant sloths, horses and tapirs are all extinct in North America. Saber-toothed cats, various rodents, voles, shrews, musk ox, bison, wolves were all present. Many types of insects were found. We have much information about animals during the last ice age due to fossil evidence, frozen specimens found in the Arctic and the La Brea tar pits preserving thousands of remains  and even cave drawings. Plant found in the La Brea tar pits include oak, walnut, pine, poison oak, juniper. There were also redwood and other trees including sycamore . Bushes like raspberry, juniper, sagebrush, have all been found as well.

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