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The first human beings existed approximately two million years ago. Now, this may seem like a very long time ago, however, it's nothing compared to many of the pre-historic creatures that once roamed the Earth. After the dinosaurs and before humans took over, there were two types of mammals that populated our planet—Saber-Tooth predators and Mammoths. 

These creatures are long gone, however, based on their skeletons paleontologists have a good idea about how they lived. Then there's also the fictional film series "Ice Age," which may not be scientifically accurate but still very entertaining nonetheless. 

Take a look at some of our favorite Saber-Tooth and Mammoth tattoos from talented artists in the gallery below. Then let us know your favorite tattoo from this list in the comments section on social media. 

Saber-Tooth

Alternatively spelled Sabre-Tooth

Existed: 42 Million-11,000 Years Ago (Eocene Epoch to Pleistocene Epoch)

Best Known Genera: Smilodon (Saber-Toothed Tiger)

Diet: Carnivore 

Famous Depictions: Sabretooth (played by Tyler Mane) ("X-Men" 2000) and Diego (voiced by Denis Leary) ("Ice Age" 2002)

Mammoth

Existed: 5 Million to 4,000 Years Ago (Pliocene Epoch to Holocene Epoch)

Best Known Genera: Mammuthus (Woolly Mammoth)

Diet: Herbivore

Famous Depictions: Manny (voiced by Ray Romano) and Ellie (voiced by Queen Latifah ("Ice Age" 2002)