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Post by PureBlood on Fri Jun 12, 2015 3:57 pm



Cave Lion (Panthera spelaea) (woodlands, tundra, and mountains) (restoration 1, restoration 2)
Northeastern cave lion (Panthera spelaea vereshchagini) (northeast [obviously]; forests, mountains, and tundra) (restoration)
Plains lion (American lion; Panthera atrox) (restoration 1restoration 2restoration 3)
Smilodon fatalis (forests; brushy plains) (restoration 1restoration 2, restoration 3restoration 4)
Smilodon populator () (restoration 1restoration 2)
Homotherium serum (steppe; lives further north) (restoration 1restoration 2)
Homotherium latidens (steppe/plains; lives more southern) (restoration)
Xenosmilus (scrub; exists only in the south) (restoration)
Cheetah (Miracyonix) (open forest and plains) (restoration)
Cougar (mountains; lowlands; forests; plains)
Panther (swamps; marshes)
Spotted lynx (Eurasian lynx) (dense forests; thinly-wooded regions; rocky areas)
Lynx (Canadian lynx) (northern forests and forest edges) (note: primary prey is snowshoe hare and does not exist in regions where they do not exist)
Bobcat (all forest types; mountains; swamps)
Wildcat (deciduous forest; mixed forest)
Tiger (Siberian tiger; Panthera tigris altaica) (lives in the northeast; inhabits tundra, mountains, and coniferous forests)

Giant hyena (Pachycrocuta) (plains) (restoration)
Cave Hyena (plains) (restoration)
Hunting hyena (chasmaporthetes) (plains) (restoration 1restoration 2)
Hyena (Hyaena mosbachensis) () (restoration)



Dire wolf (varied; from forested mountains to plains) (restoration 1,restoration 2 (with comparison to grey wolf)) [often referred to by timber wolves as simply "dires"; they are not considered wolves]
Coyote (alpine; grasslands; broken forests; coniferous forests)
Greater Coyote (scrubland; forest; lives primarily in the northwest]
Armbruster Wolf (lowland forests)
Lesser Wolf (Canis edwardii) (open areas; grasslands; open woodland) (described as "lesser" by timber wolves due to its small size [about the size of a coyote] and not exactly considered wolves by them either; lesser wolves consider themselves to just be "wolves")
Golden jackal (grasslands and scrub, may also live in forests; mainly inhabits southern Lykon)
Dogs (exists mainly on Avskild, though some come over to the mainland in the winter; they look like spitz breeds)
Tanuki (Raccoon dog; Nyctereutes procyonoides) (inhabits eastern deciduous forests)
Northern Tanuki (Raccoon dog; N. p. ussuriensis) (lives in the northern forests, found more in the east than in the west)
Red fox (coniferous forests; rather widespread and very adaptable so it may also live in other environments like grasslands) (extremely varied diet)
Arctic fox (tundra) (primarily carnivorous but will eat seaweed and berries)
Grey fox (southern deciduous forests, grasslands) (eats more plant matter than the red fox)
Island fox (western islands; prefers forests and grasslands)
Corsac fox (steppe) (predominately carnivorous, scavenges, and consumes plant matter)
Swift fox (plains) (very varied diet)

Walrus (tundra coastlines and ice floes)
Grey seal (northern coasts)
Ringed seal (northern coasts; especially tundra)
Fur seal (western and northwestern coasts)
Elephant seal (western coasts)
Spotted seal (ice floes)
Harbour seal (all coasts except southern coasts)
Sea lion (western coasts)
Northern sea lion (northernmost coasts)
Harp seal (northeastern coasts)

Sea otter (northwestern off-shore waters) (diet is marine invertebrates; mainly urchins, crustaceans, and mollusks)
River otter (semiaquatic; throughout western and northwestern forests [though some live a bit more eastern than others) (fish, crayfish, amphibians, small mammals, turtles)
Common otter (semiaquatic; throughout eastern and northern forests; most widely distributed otter species) (eats fish primarily, but will also eat reptiles, amphibians, crustaceans, insects, birds, and small mammals, including beavers)

Short-faced Bear (plains; some forest; tundra; steppe) (restoration 1restoration 2, )
Cave Bear (forest and alpine regions) (very little meat in its diet; mostly herbivorous) (restoration 1restoration 2restoration 3 (compares it to brown bear))
Polar bear (tundra)
Mountain red bear (Himalayan bear) (alpine)
Grizzly Bear (subalpine meadows; open plains; tundra)
Kodiak bear (tundra coast; northern islands)
Black bear (forest)
Moon bear/White-chested bear (Asian Black Bear) (deciduous forests; mixed forests; lives mainly in the east)
Brown bear (steppe; meadows; valleys; mountain forests)

Striped skunk (woodlands; grasslands) (insects, worms, crayfish, small mammals, eggs, berries, nuts)
Hooded skunk (grasslands, especially near water; lives in very southern areas) (mostly vegetation; also eats insects, eggs, and small vertebrates)
Eastern spotted skunk (forest edges; grassland) (rabbits, birds, small vertebrates, eggs, fruits)
Western spotted skunk (woodlands; open areas) (insects, small vertebrates, berries)

Grizzled badger (North American badger) (grasslands; can be found in marshes, open forests, and mountain meadows; lives in west) (mostly carnivorous; will eat honey and plants)
Badger (European badger) (woodlands; clearings; alpine; lives in east) (amongst least carnivorous carnivorans; eats earthworms, insects, cereals, carrion, fruits, small mammals, and greens)

Marten (American marten) (northern coniferous forests; favors the west) (predatory)
White-breasted marten (open forest and heavily forested areas; lives in the east) (tons of fruits as well as vegetables and rodents, also raids bird nests)
Pine marten (European pine marten) (well-wooded areas) (berries, eggs, meat, nuts, honey)
Fisher (thick forests, avoids open areas; prefers areas with less snow; mainly inhabits northern forests) (primarily eats hares and porcupine; also scavenges larger prey left by other predators; eats small mammals, mushrooms, nuts, berries, and insects)
Sable (dense coniferous forests, can be found in other forests; favors the northeast) (rodents, berries, birds)

Mountain Weasel (mountains; alpine environments; lives at high altitudes only and is found in the east)
Stoat/Short-tailed Weasel (found in all forests throughout the continent, particularly favoring coniferous forests) (predatory; preys mainly on rodents and lagomorphs as well as birds, fish, shrews, reptiles, and amphibians)
Long-tailed weasel (woodlands; open areas; inhabits more deciduous and temperate forests; can be found in some coniferous forests but it doesn't live very northward) (obligate carnivore; rodents, birds, eggs,  reptiles, amphibians, fish, earthworms, rabbits, and some insects.)
Least weasel (fields; open woodland) (rodents [does not usually attack adult rats), rabbits/hares)

Black-footed Ferret (fields/prairie; grassland; steppe) (MAIN food source is prairie dogs [about 90% of diet], other prey includes mice, voles, ground squirrels, gophers, and rabbits)
Forest polecat (lowlands, woodlands, marshes, riverbanks) (rodents, birds; amphibians, rabbits, carrion)
Kolonok (dense forests; open areas; steppe; lives only in the far north) (highly carnivorous; rodents, fish, carrion, small birds)
Steppe polecat (steppe) (ground squirrels, hamsters, pikas and young or injured adult marmots; also consumes carrion)
Marbled polecat (southeastern-most forests; steppes; avoids mountains) (mainly eats rodents, small hares, birds, lizards, fish, amphibians, fruit, and grass)

Greater mink (American Mink) (semiaquatic; inhabits river banks and lakes, rarely found far from fresh water; very widespread species) (carnivorous; eats small mammals [esp. water vole], birds, amphibians, mollusks, fish, and crabs)
Lesser mink (European mink) (more rare species, being found primarily in only northeastern forests, where the greater mink is absent) (similar diet to greater mink though is a less efficient water hunter; most important food source is vole)
Sea mink (semiaquatic to a far greater degree than the greater mink; lives along eastern coastlines, preferring rocky coasts and off-shore islands) (diet primarily consists of seabirds, eggs, marine invertebrates, insects, and fish)

Raccoon (forests; marshes; mountainous areas; doesn't live particularly northward) (fruits, nuts, insects, worms, fish, amphibians, eggs; only occasionally eats birds or mammals)

Duck (woodlands; wetlands)
Goose (tundra; marshes; grasslands; very varied)
Teratorn (forest steppe; alpine)
Osprey (northern regions except tundra)
Peregrine falcon (all regions)
Northern saw-whet owl (mostly coniferous forests; swamps)
Barred owl (forests; both coniferous and deciduous)
Great horned owl (woodlands; swamps; fields; open woodland)
Spotted owl (coniferous forests)
Screech owl (open woodland; deciduous forest) (tends to avoid areas with larger owls)
Broad-winged hawk (deciduous forests, especially eastern)


Doedicurus (wetlands)
Glyptodon (wetlands)
Eucladoceros (plains)

Hipparion (plains)
Hippidion (plains)

Stegomastodon (plains)
Mastodon (extremely widespread, and can be found both very far north and very far south, and both east and west, but they prefer forests) (restoration)
Woolly mammoth (steppe, tundra; only in the far north) (restoration (summer)restoration (winter))
Southern mammoth (Columbian mammoth) (lives further south than woolly mammoth and has more varied habitat, though vastly prefers grasslands and steppes) (restoration)

Woolly rhinoceros (steppe, tundra)

Elasmotherium (steppe)

giant ground sloths
Glossotherium (forests)
Eremotherium (open woodlands; coniferous forests)

Roe deer (woodlands; steppe)
Mountain deer (alpine/mountains)
Elk (forest)
Fallow deer (woodland; grassland)
Red deer (grassland; woodland)
Moose (forests; wetlands)
Giant deer (Megaloceros) (plains)
Stag-moose (plains) (restoration)


Aurochs (open forests; prefers wetter environments)
Yak (steppe)
Giant Bison (grasslands and forests)
Shrub-ox (plains)
Wisent (forests [especially with meadows])
Steppe wisent (steppe)
Long-horned bison (forests and plains)
Bison (plains)

Muskox (tundra)
Dall sheep (alpine)
Bighorn sheep (alpine)
Snow sheep (alpine; especially northern)
Ibex (alpine, high altitude tundra)
Mountain goat (alpine)
Chamois (alpine)

Saiga (steppe)
Musk deer (coniferous forests)
Wild boar (can survive in most environments, including grasslands and taiga, but prefers temperate forest)
Camelops (steppes; plains)


Hazel grouse (dense coniferous woodland)
Pheasant (grasslands and wetlands)
Turkey (open forests)
Spruce grouse (coniferous forests)
Dusky grouse (forest; forest edge)
Quail (grasslands)
Mountain quail (mountains)
Prairie chicken (plains)


  • serchio25 @ dA for the Columbian mammoth, Homotherium serum (1st), Mixotoxodon, cave bear (1), Glyptotherium, American lion (1st), 
  • dantheman9758 @ dA for the mastodon, short-faced bear, woodland muskox, and Smilodon fatalis (1st), restorations
  • rom-u @ dA for the Smilodon populator, dire wolf, cave hyena, giant hyena, hyena, Smilodon fatalis (2nd, 3rd, 4th), Homotherium serum (2nd), cave lion, northeastern cave lion, Homotherium latidens, Xenofelis, Miracyonix, woolly mammoth, cave bear (2nd, 3rd)

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