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A Journey to a New Land

Yukon Horse

Animals of the Ice Age

Yukon Horse

Yukon Horse

The Yukon horse was relatively small, standing just over one metres at the shoulder. It thrived in a steppe grassland environment and was among the most common of the ice age animals in Alaska and the Yukon. The diet of the Yukon horse consisted mainly of grasses, but it also ate poppies and other small plants. The Yukon horse became extinct about 12,000 years ago.