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Climate Change Linked To Woolly Mammoth Decline
2012-06-14 08:29:59

New evidence points to a dual conspiracy of climate change factors and hunting activities by early man that to drove the woolly mammoth to extinction between 4,000 and 10,000 years ago.

2010-12-01 11:00:00

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2010-03-31 11:07:40

The woolly mammoth died out suddenly and without a loss of genetic variation, all but ruling out climate change and inbreeding as possible causes of their extinction.

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2009-07-10 07:35:00

Scientists have recently unearthed the fossilized remains of four woolly mammoths in a southern province of Spain, lending support to theories that the last great Ice Age reached much further south than paleontologists had previously thought.

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2009-06-18 11:10:00

According to new radiocarbon dating evidence, woolly mammoths lived in Britain as recently as 14,000 years ago.

2008-09-04 15:47:05

Woolly mammoths' last stand before extinction in Siberia wasn't made by natives - rather, the beasts had American roots, researchers have discovered. Woolly mammoths once roamed the Earth for more than a half-million years, ranging from Europe to Asia to North America.

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2008-04-01 00:25:00

Climate change and human development played key roles in the eventual extinction of ancient woolly mammoths, according to a Spanish study released in the journal PLoS Biology on Tuesday.


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