Extinct animals you wish you could hunt

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  1. gizmo

    gizmo AH ENABLER SPONSOR Since 2015 AH Ambassador

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    If have to go for the mammoths/mastodons and a saber tooth. That would be a hoot. I'd want to do it traditionally by tracking/spot and stalk methods. Sneak in close and put them down.
     

  2. JKT

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    Definitely Pterodactyl for me. To have it mounted with those awesome wings spread out would be amazing!
     

  3. siml

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    How about "EVE"?:barefoot::barefoot: Could be the perfect mount.
     
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  4. Hogpatrol

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    By traditionally, do you mean with a spear and loincloth? I'd have to see that. :LOL::LOL::p:D
    Then again, maybe not. :whistle:
     
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  5. Bsto270

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    @Hogpatrol man imagine that, a mastodon season where even the Atlatl would be considered "too modern" ....
     

  6. Hogpatrol

    Hogpatrol AH ENABLER SILVER SUPPORTER AH Legend

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    Yeah, since that weapon extended the ranges one could take an animal, I wonder if they were having the same arguments about long range hunting. :p
     
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  7. Slugs Away

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  8. TyrannosaurusJordan

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    Here's a fun one. A ground sloth claw found in the late 1790s in North America was first thought by Thomas Jefferson and others to be from a giant lion (which he called Megalonyx, now known as Megalonyx jeffersoni). His paper on the fossils posited that not only were they from a giant lion, but that the giant lion was still living somewhere in North America, as at the time extinction was considered impossible by most. He told Lewis and Clark to keep out for giant lions in their expedition, as well as mastodons. For perspective, this lion would have weighed about a ton if it actually existed.
     
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  9. CAustin

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    Wooly Mammoths of course would have to be on the list. Imagine how big one of those would be.
     

  10. Black Lechwe

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    Pay per inch to hunt this guy? Alternate caption: How much would this fetch at a game-breeding auction!? Pelorovis antiquus.

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    Photo from Wikipedia, from Nairobi Museum.
     

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  11. rinehart0050

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    Classic.
     

  12. Rule 303

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    LOL...............wait a minute, I have seen some Eves that would have you running for your life.


    Sabre Tooth Tigers for me.
     
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    What do you suppose he taxidermy bill would be on one of those super birds?
     
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    :S Agree:
    this would be also my choice, saber tooth that would be great
     

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    Why hunt a rhino with one horn when you can hunt one with two?

    I give you... Embrithopoda!
    tumblr_mu5cmzhu4Q1spmwbxo1_500.jpg Arsinoitherium_zitteli.jpg
     
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    Gigantopithecus without a doubt. Can't decide which one of my big borescreen would be appropriate. Guess it would depend upon the terrain.
     

  17. tigris115

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    Fun fact: Arsinotherium is closer in relation to elephants than rhinos
     

  18. Hunter Franklin

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    700 ahr maybe?
     

  19. tigris115

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    I'd say get an m1 garand with 458 rounds
     

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    So if you hunt a T-Rex what does it taste like

     

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