We like to share our most read posts, along with our least read posts (so we can share the love). Have a little browse through – all hold wonderful clues to the recent past.
Least read post of 2019
- It’s Miller Time: Hugh Miller found something strange. But what was it? A giant deer? A reindeer? Find out in this post!
2. Big find in little China: Discover some of the earliest humans in China, dating back to 100,000 years ago.
3. Forever Young: The beautiful Florida Keys Deer, and how it has evolved to look young.
4. Mini-beasts, giants, and mega-floods: We all know about mammoths and sabre tooth cats. But what can the tiniest creatures tell us about the ice age?
5. Nice beaver (redux): Read a little about beavers in Britain, and why they vanished.
The most read posts of 2019
- The stuff of night-mares: There was once an enormous horse. Bigger than you would ever imagine!
2. Lost as the Moa is lost: The giant, ground-dwelling bird, the Moa, disappeared just around 500 years ago.
3. Remarkable creatures: Armadillos are truly amazing creatures. Giant armadillos? Well, they are remarkable.
4. You only live twice: There were some strange creatures in Australia during the Pleistocene. This may be one of the weirdest.
5. The power of wonder: Take a glimpse at ice age art, and see how our ancestors really saw life around them.
The three of us at Twilight Beasts wish you a very happy and healthy 2020.
Rena (@JustRena), Ross (@DeepFriedDNA) and Jan (@JanFreedman).
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