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Alaska Science Forum: The mammoth mystery of St. Paul Island

...ladder found the mammoth's tooth amid the bones of other mammoths, polar bears...dating showed the mammoth died about 6,500...Here was proof that mammoths lived on the Bering...demise of mainland mammoths, probably didn't...out the St. Paul mammoth. Humans don't...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-03/alaska-science-forum-mammoth-mystery
Outdoors
Alaska mammoths resisted extinction longer

...Fairbanks. Older dated mammoth fossils are regularly...ideas." The St. Paul mammoths might have continued...restrictive until the mammoths just weren't able...differs significantly from mammoth fossils found throughout...suggesting the St. Paul mammoths began downsizing in...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061804/sta_akmammoth.shtml
News
Pure Sole: The Christmas Smile

...The passengers behind me did the same and the sled would turn slightly left or right as they leaned out to look around the mammoth of a man towing them forth."Hmmmpph," my father said.And we were at our tree.My father stood nose to nose with the...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-24/christmas-smile
Sports
Mastodons long gone from the north

...and stems of shrubs and trees. Mammoths had flat teeth. Mammoths grazed on grasses and forbs that...millions of years ago, while woolly mammoths showed up in North America about 150,000 years ago. Mammoth bones and tusks are much more common...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-12/mastodons-long-gone-north
Outdoors
Mother and son find wooly mammoth tusks 22 years apart

...Harrelson, spotted a 79-pound mammoth tusk fossil in the muck of...villagers previously found mammoth teeth at the site."I think...162 pounds.Tusks of wooly mammoth range in age from 12,000...000 years ago. Mainland mammoths died off by about 12,000...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-15/mother-and-son-find-wooly-mammoth-tusks
State
More fragments of woolly mammoths found in Alaska

...tusk - indicated woolly mammoths roamed the area between...comes from a woolly mammoth tooth fragment found...find an entire, intact mammoth. It's just a matter...indicate Grace's woolly mammoth molar is greater than...conference on woolly mammoths scheduled to be held...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-11-19/more-fragments-woolly-mammoths-found-al
State
On the Trails: Wooly bears and moths

The woolly mammoths are long gone, but woolly bears are still with us. They are common up north and have been seen in Juneau too. They are so interesting...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2012-04-06/trails-wooly-bears-and-moths
Outdoors
Guide pleads guilty to stealing mammoth tusk

...client smuggle a 10,000-year-old mammoth fossil out of Alaska.Karen Jettmar is...co-conspirator but not named, took the mammoth fossil to Pennsylvania, investigators...years.It is illegal to collect or sell mammoth fossils found on federal or state land...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-05-21/guide-pleads-guilty-stealing-mammoth-tu
State
Humans not blamed for demise of mammoth

...demise of the woolly mammoth. Work by a team of...extinct species like mammoths and the Yukon horse...previous efforts to date mammoths relied on about 150...they could also date mammoths by identifying the DNA...the presence of both mammoth and horse DNA. Evidence...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122109/sta_537993925.shtml
Empire Editorial: Keep pressure on transboundary mines

...the Fraser River watershed. Even before that dam's collapse, Alaskans had been alarmed about the progress of a series of mammoth mines just over the border from Alaska. The Kerr-Sulphurets-Mitchell Mine, for example, is planned for the headwaters...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-14/empire-editorial-keep-pressure-transb
Opinion

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