What animals lived during the Ice Age?

Mainly animals with thick fur coats to keep them warm.  Such as woolly mammoths, rhinos, cave lions, Aurochs and Megaloceros.

Woolly mammoths and rhinos had long tusks and horns and ate plants.  Whereas cave lions (sometimes known as Sabre-toothed tigers) were fierce meat eaters with long sharp teeth.

Mammoths had especially thick and long hairy coats and a deep layer of fat under their skin to keep their body heat in.  They could grow up to 3 metres in height and weigh about 3 tonnes.

Did you know that the bodies of some mammoths have been found frozen in ice in places like Russia.  The ice stopped the bodies from rotting away, and sometimes the mammoths’ fur can still be seen!