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Megapredators of Ice Age Europe

At the height of the last ice age, europe supported several large carnivorous or omnivorous mammals. For each picture, label the species depicted. This can include both extinct and living species
For simplicities sake, a megapredator is a land animal over a hundred pounds (45 kg) which eats meat.
For the purposes of this quiz, Ice Age Europe is those animals alive in Europe at around 40,000 BCE, or around the time of the arrival of modern humans
Due to a scarcity of reconstructions I could find, one extinct bear species, Ursus Ingressus, is not included here.
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Jul 16, 2023
This one was considerably harder to pull together than the North America quiz, as there was weirdly less publically available paleoart of extinct animals in Europe than in North America.

Anyways as far as my choices here: European leopards were functionally identical to modern leopards, except that their range extended into Europe. This is a pic of an Amur Leopard.

European Dholes are similar, the same as living dholes, just wolf sized. This is an indian dhole.

Neanderthals evolved in Europe, and lived there for hundreds of thousands of years. Insomuch as anything could be considered a native predator, they were one.

The Polar bear picture is one I found of Ursus maritumus Tyrannus, a dubious subspecies of polar bear that is basically just a single giant bone found in England that might not be from a polar bear at all. Even if U. m.Tyrannus wasn't a polar bear, regular polar bears were still present, and the paleoart is a decent rendition of an ice age polar bear.