iOS app Android app

Woolly Mammoths

Dogs Helped Drive Mammoths To Their Graves, New Study Suggests

| David Grimm | Posted 06.01.2014 | Science

It’s known as the mammoth cemetery for good reason. Along the banks of a Siberian river not far from the Arctic Ocean lie thousands of bones, most o...

Devastating Defect May Have Contributed To Mammoths' Extinction

LiveScience | Stephanie Pappas | Posted 03.25.2014 | Science

The last of the woolly mammoths may have suffered from high rates of devastating birth defects, new research suggests. Fossils of mammoths found near...

Fossilized Poop Paints Surprising New Picture Of Ancient 'Mega-Beasts'

LiveScience | Tia Ghose | Posted 02.06.2014 | Science

Woolly mammoths, rhinos and other ice age beasts may have munched on high-protein wildflowers called forbs, new research suggests. And far from livin...

WOW: Fisherman Brings Up Prehistoric Catch

Posted 02.22.2013 | Science

Mike and Padi Anderson's trawler brings up fish, shrimp, scallops, squid -- and now, a woolly mammoth tooth. The New Hampshire couple acquired the Ple...

Cara Santa Maria

Resurrecting The Wooly Mammoth

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 09.06.2012 | Science

Should the woolly mammoth be resurrected? Is it even possible? And if so, is it ethical? Why did they go extinct in the first place? And what would be...

What Killed Off Woolly Mammoths?

Posted 06.12.2012 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 06/12/2012 11:08 AM EDT on LiveScience Woolly mammoths were apparently driven to extinctio...

Woolly Mammoths Resurfacing In Siberia

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A fantastic LA Times article details the recent proliferation of woolly mammoth bones in Siberia. As permafrost in the region thaws, entire villages ...