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mastodon molar
2015-04-17 11:36:19

Scientist Ken Tankersley reveals how humans caused erosion and silting and what this did to animals that had to survive or adapt in the Big Bone Lick of Kentucky.

mammoth DNA elephants
2015-03-24 08:26:56

DNA from mammoths found in Arctic permafrost has been inserted into the genes of modern-day elephants, bringing the extinct mammal one step closer to roaming the Earth once again.

cosmic impact
2015-01-07 10:48:34

Researchers from the University of California, Davis have found new evidence discrediting a controversial theory that a cosmic impact caused a thousand-year period of cold that coincided with the extinction of mammoths and other massive creatures.

prey-predator relationships for prehistoric humans
2014-11-25 02:55:07

Tübingen biogeologists show how Gravettian people shared their food 30,000 years ago.

woolly mammoth cloning debate
2014-11-17 11:11:37

Ever since the dawn of cloning technology, people have dreamed about bringing an extinct species back to life, and now a South Korean company is claiming it could bring back the woolly mammoth in a few decades’ time.

mammoth
2014-07-24 04:48:42

A new study from the University of Cincinnati, led by assistant professor of geology and anthropology Brooke Crowley, reveals that ancient proboscideans were likely year-round residents and not nomadic migrants as previously thought.

2014-07-15 16:22:38

Requests Review of the Monitoring and Mitigation Plan By Federal Agencies MAMMOTH LAKES, Calif., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mammoth Community Water District (MCWD) today released

Humans, Not Climate Change, Led To Extinction Of Mammal Giants
2014-06-05 11:08:22

We could be living in a world populated with giant deer, wombats, sabre-toothed cats, marsupial lions and kangaroos but for one important factor: Humans killed them all.

fossil dog with mammoth bone in mouth
2014-05-30 09:14:16

Scientists have long-suspected that our ancestors were at least partially to blame for the extinction of the mammoth and a new research review from a Penn State anthropologist has revealed that ancient humans may have had an accomplice – domesticated dogs.

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

Scientists use micro CT scans and research modern-day bees to understand habitat and climate of Southern California during late Pleistocene


Latest Mammoth Reference Libraries

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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Word of the Day
cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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