Huge wolverine once stalked our west coast

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Huge wolverine once stalked our west coast

That, and an otter the size of a wolf, both from 5 million years ago, have been described by local scientists

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A wolverine the size of a leopard sounds like a mythical creature, or perhaps something created by Pixar for its next animation.

But this is reality: scientists in Cape Town have discovered that such a creature was living along our west coast about 5 million years ago.

Equally as intriguing, an otter the size of a wolf is thought to have been roaming that same stretch of land at the same time...

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