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Rare Leafcutter Bee Fossils Reveal Ice Age Environment At The La Brea Tar Pits
2014-04-10 15:44:39

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Scientists use micro CT scans and research modern-day bees to understand habitat and climate of Southern California during late Pleistocene The La Brea Tar Pits, the world's richest and most important Ice Age fossil locality, is most celebrated for it collection of saber-toothed cats and mammoths. The site's lesser known, but equally vast insect collection, is also of great significance. Recent examination of fossil leafcutter bee nest cells...

Did Inbreeding Drive Woolly Mammoths To Extinction?
2014-03-26 09:19:04

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Much of what we know about the Mammoth may be challenged after new research from a Dutch team has found evidence that the massive mammal may have driven itself to extinction due to inbreeding. The evidence comes from an unusual feature found in some mammoth fossils taken from the North Sea. This unusual feature suggested to the research team, led by paleontologist Jelle Ruemer of the Natural History Museum Rotterdam, the...

Construction Workers Unearth 10,000-Year-Old Mammoth Tusk
2014-02-13 10:46:27

Ranjini Raghunath for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A rare, 10,000-year-old mammoth tusk has been discovered by a group of construction workers at a private construction site in the south Lake Union region of Seattle. The workers stopped working when their digging unearthed the intact fossil dating back to the Ice Age. Paleontologists believe that it must have belonged to the Columbian mammoth, Mammuthus columbi. The tusk was found on private property, but the Burke Museum of...

Woolly Mammoths And Other Megafauna Suffered From A Loss Of Plant Diversity
2014-02-06 09:29:49

[ Watch the Video: Diet Changes Killed Off Woolly Mammoths ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists have put forth many theories on why woolly mammoths and other large animals went extinct around 10,000 years ago, from the devastating effects of a comet impact to overhunting by humans. A new DNA-based study published in the journal Nature has found that the flowering plants these “megafauna” depended on disappeared from northern Asia and North America...

2013-12-24 23:03:56

Sierra Nevada Resort & Spa has partnered with Black Tie Ski Rentals in an on-site shop off the hotel’s lobby that includes personalized ski valet service and in-room boot fittings. The recently remodeled Mammoth Lakes, Calif. hotel’s ski service also includes a complimentary Mammoth Mountain ski shuttle and slope-side rental equipment delivery. Mammoth Lakes, CA (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 The Sierra Nevada Resort & Spa, located in the heart of Mammoth Lakes, Calif., is...

2013-11-11 12:27:13

Non-Profit Seeking Donations to Cover Emergency Medical Response in Wake of Disaster MAMMOTH LAKES, Calif., Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A team of 16 surgeons, doctors and medical support volunteers from Mammoth Medical Missions, a non-profit, healthcare organization that donates services to underserved rural communities worldwide, is among the first to bring aid to Tanauan, approximately 30 miles south of Tacloban, following Typhoon Haiyan. Members of the Mammoth Lakes-based team...

2013-09-13 12:21:32

Residents of Pearland deserve a higher standard of customer service and Mammoth Plumbing has set the industry standard. Learn what Houston residents have known for years, a pleasant and satisfying plumbing repair experience. Mammoth Plumbing recently announced that an expansion of their service coverage area to include Pearland and surrounding suburbs of Houston. PEARLAND, Texas, Sept. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Mammoth Plumbing Company, of Houston, Texas, has recently announced...

2013-09-06 08:24:36

Residents of Missouri City TX deserve a higher standard of customer service and Mammoth Plumbing has set the industry standard. Find out what Houston residents have enjoyed for years, a pleasant and satisfying plumbing repair experience. Mammoth Plumbing recently announced that they are expanding their service area to include Missouri City. MISSOURI CITY, Texas, Sept. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Mammoth Plumbing is pleased to announce its expansion into the suburb of Missouri...

Dolly The Sheep Creator Discusses Woolly Mammoth Clone
2013-07-31 14:09:41

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Ian Wilmut, creator of Dolly the sheep, says that woolly mammoth stem cells may be the way to go in order to bring the ancient behemoths back to life. Wilmut, Emeritus Professor at the MRC Center for Regenerative Medicine at University of Edinburgh, wrote in The Conversation about his thoughts on how we could bring woolly mammoths back from extinction. The professor is best known for cloning Dolly, the first mammal to be cloned from an...

2013-06-27 08:20:54

San Diego-Mammoth Lakes fares starting at $69*, San Diego-Boise starting at $99* each way SEATTLE , June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines will begin new daily service between San Diego and Boise, Idaho, starting Nov. 1, and daily seasonal service between San Diego and Mammoth Mountain Ski Area in California, starting Dec. 19, 2013. "We're thrilled to offer our customers convenient nonstop service from San Diego to two popular western destinations," said Joe Sprague, Alaska...


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Mammoth Cave National Park
2013-04-25 16:05:17

Mammoth Cave National Park is located in the state of Kentucky in the United States. The park holds 52,830 acres of land that was once inhabited by Native Americans. Many mummies and artifacts have been found in Mammoth Cave and surrounding caves to support this. It is thought that first man of European descent to visit the area was John Houchin or Francis Houchin. The legend says that one of the brothers was hunting a wounded bear that entered the cave to hide. The first documented discovery...

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