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Many archeologists subscribe to the theory that North America was first populated by humans coming across a land bridge connecting modern day Alaska and Russia. However, a conflicting theory touted in the '90s claimed that Paleolithic Europeans crossing a Greenland ice bridge settled North America much earlier.
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.
There is a disconnect in our current knowledge about the American mastodon (Mammut americanum) between what we know of their preferred habitat and the age estimates of fossils.
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.
Gomphotheres, genetic relatives of the elephant, were thought to have roamed North America and gone extinct long before humans reach the continent. But, according to a new study, researchers have uncovered evidence that North America’s earliest humans may have preyed on the ancient mammals.
Mothers often tell their kids not to pick up any strange objects, but one young boy from Michigan is probably glad he doesn’t follow that advice. Phillip Stoll, a 9-year-old boy from Windsor Township, Michigan, was playing in a creek...
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.
The idea of bringing woolly mammoths and saber tooth cats back from the dead has been a popular one, and this concept of "de-extinction" is the focus for National Geographic's cover for its April issue.
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