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Inbreeding may have led to extinction of woolly mammoth

Last Updated: Saturday, April 26, 2014, 10:26

Inbreeding coupled with a changing climate may have pushed the woolly mammoth into ultimate extinction, a new study suggests.

Inbreeding led to extinction of woolly mammoth: Study

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 13:35

Researchers have suggested that neck ribs in woolly mammoths can provide clues about their decline and eventual extinction.

Climate change responsible for woolly mammoth`s extinction: Study

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 21:25

Researchers have found that climate change, instead of hunting by humans, was responsible for the extinction of the woolly mammoth.

Giant deer, mammoth skeleton found in Italy

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 09:44

Researchers in Italy have unearthed and partially reconstructed the skeleton of a million-year-old mammoth, as well as remains from a giant deer and a tortoise.

Woolly mammoth found frozen for 39000 years to be displayed in Japan

Last Updated: Thursday, July 11, 2013, 22:09

An almost perfectly conserved frozen mammoth was presented to the media in Yokohama on Tuesday.

Wooly mammoth blood recovered from 15,000-year-old frozen carcass

Last Updated: Thursday, May 30, 2013, 11:56

Scientists have found blood from the frozen body of a 10,000 to 15,000 year old mammoth discovered on a remote island in the Arctic Ocean.

Woolly mammoths wiped out by climate change after cosmic impact: Study

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 12:18

A new research has found evidence of a major cosmic event near the end of the Ice Age, which resulted in a climate change that forced many species, including woolly mammoths, to die.

Dinosaurs may be brought back to life

Last Updated: Saturday, March 16, 2013, 14:49

Even though dinosaurs have been long extinct, bringing them back to life might be possible.

Perfectly-preserved woolly mammoth skeleton unearthed near Paris

Last Updated: Thursday, November 08, 2012, 16:10

A well conserved skeleton of a woolly mammoth Helmut from at least 200,000 years ago has been dug up near Paris, it has been revealed.

Boy finds intact carcass of woolly mammoth

Last Updated: Friday, October 05, 2012, 14:35

A neighbourhood adventure has led a 11-year-old Russian boy to discover remains of a 30,000-year-old nearly intact woolly mammoth complete with skin, hair, bones and even reproductive organs.

`Mammoth graveyard uncovered in Serbia`

Last Updated: Friday, June 15, 2012, 14:22

The world’s first collective graveyard of a herd of mammoths has been discovered at the excavation site for coal in Serbia.

Climate change led to mammoth extinction in Russia

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 13, 2012, 10:33

Prehistoric hunters are not to blame for mammoths becoming extinct in Russia`s far eastern region, a new joint Russian-American study has said.