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Global Glaciation

During the Late Wisconsinan Glaciation (25,000 – 10,000 years BP) massive ice sheets covered most of the northern hemisphere. Life could not exist on the ice, so for thousands of years no people or animals disturbed the silence of this barren, glacier-covered land. South of the ice sheets and in northern areas too dry for ice, giant bears, lions and saber-toothed cats competed for prey that included mammoths, bison and caribou.

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