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Was Mammoth On The Menu At New York City's Famed Explorers Club?

In 1951, the Explorers Club allegedly served a frozen woolly mammoth to its members--but is that really true? Researchers use DNA testing to discover the truth behind the original exotic feast of this secret society.

Ice-age lesson: Large mammals need room to roam

A study of life and extinctions among woolly mammoths and other ice-age animals suggests that interconnected habitats can help Arctic mammal species survive environmental changes. The study went online Nov. 2 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences "Early Edition." read more

Scientist Says Weak Bones Drove Woolly Mammoths to Extinction

last monthHumor / odd : mental_floss

Natural changes in the prehistoric landscape may have made it harder for mammoths to find bone-supporting minerals.

Mammoths' osteoporosis may be a clue to their extinction

last monthTechnology : Tech Talk

The brittle, broken bones of woolly mammoths could help explain their mysterious disappearance at the end of the Ice Age

10,000-year-old lion cubs found in cave

These prehistoric creatures once roamed alongside woolly mammoths.        

Underwater fossils on shrunken Bahamian island hold key to Ice Age extinctions

last monthHealth : Booster Shots

Scientists have long wondered what caused the dramatic extinctions of many different species of animals, from woolly mammoths to saber-tooth cats, in different regions of the world 10,000 to 11,000 years ago. Some have argued that dramatic climate changes occurring around the same time, a period...

Shift in weaning age supports hunting-induced extinction of Siberian woolly mammoths

ANN ARBOR--Chemical clues about weaning age embedded in the tusks of juvenile Siberian woolly mammoths suggest that hunting, rather than climate change, was the primary cause of the elephant-like animal's extinction. Woolly mammothsShow More Summary

Scientists Hope To Clone A Woolly Mammoth Using 10,000 Year Old Mammoth Skin Preserved In Permafrost

Russian scientists are working with cloning experts in South Korea to resurrect the extinct woolly mammoth. The scientists hope to find living cells on a piece of 10,000 year old mammoth skin found preserved in permafrost. If living cells are found, the group plans to use the eggs of the woolly mammoth’s closest living relative,... Show More Summary

Arctic Expedition Finds Woolly Mammoth Remains Ripe for Cloning

Russian scientists undertaking an exploratory expedition on the Lyakhovsky Islands have discovered woolly mammoth remains including skin and tusk, which they believe suitable for obtaining the DNA necessary to clone the animal.

Far Cry Primal is now official—it’s set in the prehistoric era and will feature woolly mammoths and

Far Cry Primal is now official—it’s set in the prehistoric era and will feature woolly mammoths and sabre-toothed tigers, as we reported yesterday. It’ll be out on February 23, 2016 for consoles, with a PC version to follow. Read more...

Farmer in US Midwest unearths ancient woolly mammoth

A farmer digging in a Michigan soy field digs up giant bones from the Pleistocene era.

“Bent Fence Post” Turns out to be Woolly Mammoth Fossils

Farmer Finds Partial Woolly Mammoth Fossil in Field Farmers in certain parts of the south-west of England can occasionally turn up pieces of Ammonite fossil as they plough their fields, but a farmer from Michigan came up with an elephant-sized surprise when he and a neighbour were digging in their soya bean field.  They have […]

Woolly Mammoth Found Under Michigan Soybean Field

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

When farmer James Bristle and his neighbor discovered a "wood-like" object while digging in his Michigan soybean field on Monday, the duo thought they had uncovered something fairly mundane. "We thought it was a bent fence post," Bristle told the Detroit Free-Press. Show More Summary

Michigan Farmer Uncovers Rare, Near-Complete Woolly Mammoth Fossil In Field

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

While digging in his field on Monday, Michigan farmer James Bristle found what he thought was ordinary debris in his field. After digging further, he discovered that what he had found wasn’t a fence post, but bones from a Woolly Mammoth. Read more...

Michigan Farmer Unearths Rare, Ancient Woolly Mammoth Skeleton

A Michigan farmer has unearthed an unlikely find — an more than 11,000-year-old woolly mammoth skeleton. The Michigan farmer said he was digging in his field when he came upon the ancient remains of a butchered woolly mammoth, according to The Gawker. Show More Summary

Michigan farmer unearths most complete woolly mammoth skeleton ever found in the state

Earlier this week, the bones of a massive woolly mammoth were uncovered outside of Detroit, Michigan. Woolly mammoth remains are a fairly common discovery among archaeologists, but this find is significant because it is one of the most complete skeletons ever found in the state. Show More Summary

Farmer Unearths Woolly Mammoth Skeleton in Rural Michigan

2 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

He discovered the bones while digging in a soybean field.

Woolly mammoth unearthed in Michigan

2 months agoTechnology : Tech Talk

The giant mammoth bones were found by a farmer digging in a soy field

Woolly mammoth bones found in Michigan soy field

James Bristle and a friend were digging in his southern Michigan soybean field when they unearthed what looked like a bent fence post, caked with mud. Instead, it was part of a pelvis from an ancient woolly mammoth that lived up to 15,000 years ago. A team of paleontologists from the University...

Woolly Mammoth Excavation In Michigan

A team of paleontologists from the University of Michigan unearthed the remains of a woolly mammoth near Ann Arbor, Mich.

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