It is believed that the concept of the Cyclops from Greek mythology comes from the skull of the dwarf elephant, whose immense nose hole and almost nonexistent eye sockets make it look like the head of a giant with one huge central eyeball.
Titanis walleri. The Prehistoric Giant Terror Bird was known as the largest predatory bird to have ever lived. These Prehistoric Giant Flightless Birds had a height of 7ft. and weighed in at about 330 lbs. These extinct birds, of North America, arrived here by way of South America.