Mammoths were first described by German scientist Johann Friedrich Blumenback in 1799. He gave the name Elephas primigenius to elephant-like bones that had been found in Europe. Both Blumenbach and...
Extinction. 16,500-year-old mammoth spear thrower from France. Most
woolly mammoth populations disappeared during the late ...
Mar 26, 2011 ... Woolly mammoth's roamed the Earth tens of thousands of years ago, ... and
camels all became less populous and eventually became extinct.
Aug 18, 2015 ... According to a new statistical study, mankind—not climate change—was the
driving force behind the extinction of prehistoric behemoths like ...
Learn more about Mammoths
(Mammuthus) by exploring the links below. The woolly mammoth
is the official state fossil of Alaska , Nebraska , and Washington.
, by Bob Strauss, About.com Guide to Dinosaurs More »
Aug 13, 2015 ... The extinction of giant beasts like mammoths, woolly rhinos and giant armadillos
around 10,000 years ago has been debated by scientists for ...
Jul 27, 2015 ... The debate about what caused the extinction of charismatic megafauna in both
Europe and North America is heating up. It is no secret that the ...
May 8, 2015 ... Genome sequencing shows severe inbreeding contributed to the mammoths'
Mar 31, 2010 ... The last known population of woolly mammoths, roaming a remote Arctic island
long after humans invented writing, were wiped out quickly, ...
Believed to be closely related to the modern-day elephant, the woolly mammoth
remained in the wild until roughly 1700 BC when it became extinct.The woolly ...