When Giant Deer Roamed Eurasia

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  • Kathleen Roman
    Kathleen Roman  36 minutes back

    Metalocalypse

    • P R little B
      P R little B  3 hours back

      His bulge

      • thegreatninjaman
        thegreatninjaman  9 hours back

        They are great for collecting thatch. Jokes aside, they are really big.

        • Jadan Vang
          Jadan Vang  1 days back

          Fisherman: *Finds deer bones
          Hunter: *Finds nothing
          Me: “So...there’re in the ocean”

          • Adora Belle
            Adora Belle  2 days back

            Humans ruin everything lol

            • Andrew Lietz
              Andrew Lietz  3 days back

              Oh

              • Sarcastic Demon
                Sarcastic Demon  3 days back

                They look really Majestic, I would've love to see one irl. 😍

                • Smarks Are Retards
                  Smarks Are Retards  3 days back

                  Ah yes one of my favorite, The megaloceros!

                  • Marcus Saffold
                    Marcus Saffold  4 days back

                    I hunt these in ark for pelt

                    • R Nickerson
                      R Nickerson  1 weeks back

                      Animals were so much cooler before our time

                      • Allie Torongeau
                        Allie Torongeau  2 weeks back

                        Wish the Irish elk stilled existed! Would love to see these guys on the hoof and put a few on my wall and in my freezer!

                        • RAFAEL SAENZ
                          RAFAEL SAENZ  2 weeks back

                          Humans help with extinction

                          • Räv Smith - AmekiTV
                            Räv Smith - AmekiTV  3 weeks back

                            Am I the only one hearing a buzzing sound when they show some of the images?

                            • Trurl
                              Trurl  3 weeks back

                              There was a lot of other mega fauna which disappeared when modern humans emerged.

                              • Isaac the Dragon
                                Isaac the Dragon  3 weeks back

                                Mmmmmmmmmm… *Isaac wants big deer flesh!*

                                • rusty wells
                                  rusty wells  3 weeks back

                                  Interesting...
                                  A deer species thats horns do not adapt to its surroundings as the rest generally do...
                                  .

                                  • Uncle John
                                    Uncle John  3 weeks back

                                    Humans: *loves giant deer*
                                    Also humans: *drives giant deer to extinction*
                                    Nature: *Confusion 100*

                                    • 1847 ת
                                      1847 ת  3 weeks back

                                      Deers are cute. I wanna cuddle them.

                                      • FunkyCosmonaut
                                        FunkyCosmonaut  3 weeks back

                                        I think the Antler theory is most likely
                                        Seems like an animal that can only survive in wide open spaces where predators can see them and I imagine those Antlers made it hard to run.

                                        i have a hiIarious image in my head of giant deer trying to run away and slamming inbetween 2 trees

                                        • sander koekkoek
                                          sander koekkoek  3 weeks back

                                          Am i seeing things or does the map have atlantis on it?

                                          • Wil Morales
                                            Wil Morales  3 weeks back

                                            What if they died out because they got the zombie disease like deers do today.

                                            • D E
                                              D E  3 weeks back

                                              This was on my practice college test that I shall not name

                                              • DBR Liamg
                                                DBR Liamg  3 weeks back

                                                It sounds like you're suggesting that the female megaloceros were actively looking for the males with the biggest headgear to mate with, when in fact, they didn't. Like most deers today, the males fight among each other to compete for females. Those with the bigger weapons simply have the advantage to knock the opponents out and gain access to a harem.

                                                • Lunar Skies
                                                  Lunar Skies  3 weeks back

                                                  Imagine hitting those MFS 😂

                                                  • caleb scott
                                                    caleb scott  1 months back

                                                    Bucks don’t have to “maintain” there antlers they have no blood flow after shedding velvet

                                                    • caleb scott
                                                      caleb scott  1 months back

                                                      What that buck score though? 😂

                                                      • Kylar Shay
                                                        Kylar Shay  1 months back

                                                        They’d have so many regulations on hunting these things if they were around

                                                        • Ima alwaz Wright
                                                          Ima alwaz Wright  1 months back

                                                          Eurasia is one of my favourite continents

                                                          • Patrick McCrory
                                                            Patrick McCrory  1 months back

                                                            They wouldn’t die from lack of antler growing nutrients. The tacos would simply be smaller

                                                            • DVD JNS
                                                              DVD JNS  1 months back

                                                              Clone them!!!

                                                              • BaM92o
                                                                BaM92o  1 months back

                                                                Moose are bigger than these and still alive in Europe

                                                                • Chad Montgomery
                                                                  Chad Montgomery  1 months back

                                                                  Great video however, your ideas as to this creatures extinction don’t make much sense.

                                                                  • Qi Perez
                                                                    Qi Perez  1 months back

                                                                    Princess Monoke, anyone???

                                                                    • voiceless glottal fricative

                                                                      imagine riding one of these into battle

                                                                      • Julie McKee
                                                                        Julie McKee  1 months back

                                                                        Irish elk: goes extinct

                                                                        Moose: now it’s my turn

                                                                        • Udaya Basnet
                                                                          Udaya Basnet  1 months back

                                                                          Can any body tell the accent of the speaking guy? British or American?

                                                                          • Aaron Buckmaster
                                                                            Aaron Buckmaster  1 months back

                                                                            And the land consumed itself.

                                                                            • justin iceman
                                                                              justin iceman  1 months back

                                                                              i will buy a his for real, how much and where do i need to go

                                                                              • mark Good
                                                                                mark Good  1 months back

                                                                                AOC needs to school this guy every body knows it was the humans with their cars and planes that caused the climate change and killed all the Irish elk off!

                                                                                • SSHitMan
                                                                                  SSHitMan  1 months back

                                                                                  Consider this take on the "antler theory": In Africa today elephants maintain the savanna environment by knocking down trees and brush, which creates the wooded yet open savanna. Mammoths no doubt did the same thing in Eurasia, creating open spaces in what would otherwise have been thick forests. When the mammoths went extinct the megaloceros could no longer navigate the terrain because of their giant antlers, so they went extinct also. Their fates were intertwined.

                                                                                  • Ricky All Around Fisherman

                                                                                    I kinda wanna know how it taste conpared to the other deer species

                                                                                    • kyler buck
                                                                                      kyler buck  1 months back

                                                                                      didn't this elk have boar like tusk? there s still a stub of it in elk today

                                                                                      • Kenctzen
                                                                                        Kenctzen  2 months back

                                                                                        What really got me was the idea that there was so much blood flow to the antlers that when they fell off they caused seizures. That’s insane if true

                                                                                        • Devix
                                                                                          Devix  2 months back

                                                                                          women: bigger horns
                                                                                          boys: ok
                                                                                          women: nice
                                                                                          boys: * *ded* *

                                                                                          • Marina Tebbenham
                                                                                            Marina Tebbenham  2 months back

                                                                                            "and the males needed lots of nutrients to support their oversized headgear" - do you forget female deer need nutrients too to produce babies and make milk?

                                                                                            • MJBull515
                                                                                              MJBull515  2 months back

                                                                                              That is a lot of venison.

                                                                                              • Hiccup Haddock
                                                                                                Hiccup Haddock  2 months back

                                                                                                That looks like Big Ben.
                                                                                                He's a big deer with large antlers like that.
                                                                                                My mosom tried hunting down big Ben but he always got away because of his great size and strength.

                                                                                                • jJ bTw
                                                                                                  jJ bTw  2 months back

                                                                                                  Isn’t this the guy from the Math Antic YouTube channel because I remember watching this dude in school