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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...
Mastodons more ancient than previously thought

...their grazing relatives, the woolly mammoths. But existing radiocarbon dates of Arctic...unlike the flat, grinding teeth of woolly mammoth, Mann said. "Where mastodons used...pointy teeth to crunch woody vegetation, mammoths used their grinding teeth to eat grass...
Alaska Science Forum: The mammoth mystery of St. Paul Island

...ladder found the mammoth's tooth amid the bones of other mammoths, polar 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...
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...
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...
Children's museum dream for Fairbanks director

...the corner of Cushman Street and Third Avenue will be packed with oversized blocks, a brawny water table and a quirky wooly mammoth sculpture, among other colorful items.Riley, the museum's executive director, has been looking forward to it for years...
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...
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...
Guide pleads guilty to stealing mammoth tusk

...client smuggle a 10,000-year-old mammoth fossil out of Alaska.Karen Jettmar 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...
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...


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