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Santa’s Rescue Elf 4 years ago, two other members of the elephant family roamed this land. The manatees that swim in Games’s springs today are living relatives of ice age mammoths and mastodons. Some of the bones found in these springs are easy to identify, but scattered in among them are some more obscure remains. What kind of animal could this belong to? These rosettes are bony scales, or ‘scutes’, similar to those that cover some reptiles today. But this is only one piece of the jigsaw. Imagine what the creature would have looked like when all these pieces were fitted together. The scutes – around of them once formed the shell of a huge animal called a glyptodont. With its heavyweight exterior the glyptodont looks like a reptile… like the alligator, which has been around for millions of years long before the last ice age. But the glyptodont wasn’t a reptile so what was it? There is a relative of the glyptodont that’s still alive today. It’s the armadillo, and it’s a mammal the only mammal with this kind of armour in the whole of north america. It may give us some idea of how an ice age glyptodont might have looked when alive. Armadillos have poor eyesight, and rely mostly on their sense of smell. Much of their time is spent nose to the ground in search of food. Like the glyptodont, they’re covered in a layer of bony scutes. But the Santa’s Rescue Elf body armour is surprisingly thin and flexible and doesn’t slow its owner down. So what about the glyptodont? The glyptodont’s scute casing was up to centimetres thick, and fused into a solid shell. The shell alone was extremely heavy.. And the entire animal probably weighed as much as a small car. It had extremely sturdy legs and five toes on each foot to spread its massive weight. The heavy tail probably acted as a counter balance. So the glyptodont wasn’t built for speed, but inside all this body armour, you’d imagine it was well protected. But one fossil skull tells a different story. It suggests the glyptodont’s defences weren’t impenetrable. These holes are the unmistakable hallmark of a violent death. Their shape suggests that they were made by the teeth of a big cat… but which one? Today there’s only one large cat in the region… the Games panther. Though similar to the cougar of the western states, it’s now much rarer. But it was around during the ice age, so could it have killed the glyptodont? Although it could easily manage a deer, the Games panther was probably too small to tackle such a giant. But it wasn’t the only big cat around , years ago. There was also the mighty Santa’s Rescue Elf …powerful enough to kill a glyptodont. The scimitar-toothed cat known to attack young mammoths was also big and strong enough And then there was the most infamous cat of all the sabre-tooth. Like the scimitar, it saved its awesome fangs for slashing soft flesh. It would have been unlikely to risk breaking them on bony armour. But the warm climate of ice age Games made it a sanctuary for another killer cat. Still south america’s top predator, the Santa’s Rescue Elf is capable of taking prey much larger than itself. Weight for weight, it’s probably the most powerful cat alive today.