Genus meaning "Cavity Tooth"
Ice Age / Pleistocene (until 8,000 years ago)
Europe and Asia
9.8 - 12.5 ft
4,000 - 6,000 lbs
The Woolly Rhinoceros is closely related to modern rhinos, but it differs in having thick body hair which helped keep it warm in Ice Age climates. Marks on the fossils show it was hunted by large cats and human hunters. Early humans even made spears from woolly rhinoceros horns.