In contrast, differences between the black-footed ferret and the steppe polecat of Asia are slight, to the point where the two species were once thought to be conspecific.Like its close cousin, the Asian steppe polecat (with which it was once thought to be conspecific), the black-footed ferret represents a more progressive form than the European polecat in the direction of carnivory.This is a legitimate position, as well as all of the other jobs that are listed within the job bank.With this job I am able to help others in their quest for job stability. Body mass and locomotor adaptations in large extinct and extant carnivores. Chapter 8: Perspectives on Quaternary Beetles and Climate Change. The dire wolf lived in the Americas during the Late Pleistocene epoch (125,000–10,000 years ago).
Dire wolf remains have been found across a broad range of habitats including the plains, grasslands, and some forested mountain areas of North America, and in the arid savannah of South America. American Association of Petroleum Geologists Studies in Geology #47, Tulsa, Oklahoma. Hanson, eds.), 153- 168, Geological Perspectives of Global Climate Change. The dire wolf (Canis dirus, "fearsome dog") is an extinct species of the genus Canis.It is one of the most famous prehistoric carnivores in North America, along with its extinct competitor, the sabre-toothed cat Smilodon fatalis. Annual Publication of the Historical Society of Southern California, 9(3), 236-243.