Let's face it: Iowa isn't exactly the first place that comes to mind when thinking of large beasts or apex predators. In fact, barely any exist in the Hawkeye State these days. But that wasn't always the case.

According to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, all six of these animals once called Iowa home.

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Six Animals That Used to Live in Iowa

These six are just the tip of the iceberg. To see the full list, check out this article from the Iowa DNR.

Story Source: Iowa DNR Website

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