|Name: Megaceros hibernicus
Locality: United Kingdom
Age: Quaternary, holocene
Showcase: Artiodactyle showcase
Skull and painting of the Irish Giant Deer Megaceros hibernicus. This animal was up to 2,5 meters long, 1,5
meters tall at the shoulders, and span 3,6 meters between the edges of the horn, which could weigh as much as 40 kilograms. Only the males had horns,
which they shed once a year. They lived in open fields and became extinct after the last ice-age.