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Scientists to excavate Wyoming cave with trove of Ice Age fossils

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 10:36

Scientists will begin excavation early next week of an ancient Wyoming sinkhole containing a rare bounty of fossil remains of prehistoric animals, such as mammoths and dire wolves, preserved in unusually good condition, researchers said on Thursday.

Diet of large herbivores like mammoths 25,000 years ago revealed

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 15:16

A team of researchers has used DNA testing to give a unique view of the diet of large mammals which roamed the northern hemisphere in the last ice-age.

`Climate change, not hunting may have led to mammoths extinction`

Last Updated: Thursday, September 12, 2013, 13:35

Researchers have claimed to have found proof to suggest that woolly mammoth was led to extinction because of climate change and not due to human influence.

Will prehistoric woolly mammoths roam earth again?

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 31, 2013, 13:32

Sir Ian Wilmut - the pioneering scientist whose team unveiled Dolly as the world`s first cloned mammal in 1996 - has outlined how to help bring extinct woolly mammoths back to life.

Cosmic impact wiped out woolly mammoths?

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 16:39

Woolly mammoths - the gigantic cousins of modern day elephants - may have died as a result of climate change following a major cosmic impact near the end of the Ice Age.

Comet-impact may not have killed mammoths: Experts

Last Updated: Monday, September 06, 2010, 16:06

A new theory suggests that a space impact may not have led to the extinction of mammoths from earth.

Climate change killed woolly mammoths: Study

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 18, 2010, 13:37

A new study has revealed that the woolly mammoths died out because of dwindling grasslands.

Woolly mammoths stayed on earth longer than thought

Last Updated: Saturday, January 23, 2010, 16:22

Woolly mammoths and prehistoric horses grazed on the North American plains several thousand years longer than hitherto presumed.