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.
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.
During the last Ice Age, shaggy mammoths, woolly rhinos and bison lumbered across northern Siberia.
A new theory suggests that a space impact may not have led to the extinction of mammoths from earth.
A new study has revealed that the woolly mammoths died out because of dwindling grasslands.
Woolly mammoths helped to keep the Earth warm by filling the atmosphere with methane 13,000 years ago, say scientists.
Why a majority of the huge tuskers died out toward the end of the ice age?
Woolly mammoths and prehistoric horses grazed on the North American plains several thousand years longer than hitherto presumed.
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