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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.

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.

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.

`Mammoths’ extinction caused by human activity`

Last Updated: Saturday, March 24, 2012, 14:20

The last known population of woolly mammoths died out likely because of human activity or environmental factors.

Scientists unveil plan to clone woolly mammoth

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 14, 2012, 13:19

Scientists are now looking forward to recreate a woolly mammoth, which walked on Earth 10,000 years ago.