Woolly mammoth skeleton sold at UK auction
The skeleton of an Ice Age woolly mammoth fetched £189,000 ($300,000, 239.000 euros) at auction Wednesday as it went under the hammer in Britain with a host of other rare or extinct species.
40,000-year-old blood brings mammoth cloning closer
Mammoth cloning is closer to becoming a reality following the discovery of blood in the best-preserved specimen ever found.
Woolly mammoth genome sequencer at UWA
How can a giant woolly mammoth which lived at least 200,000 years ago help to save the Tasmanian Devil from extinction? The answer lies in DNA, the carrier of genetic information.
Mom, son find wooly mammoth tusks 22 years apart (Update)
A man who was having little luck catching salmon decided to look for fossils over the weekend and found a wooly mammoth tusk in the same Alaska location where his mother found one 22 years ago.
Mammoth and mastodon behavior was less roam, more stay at home
Their scruffy beards weren't ironic, but there are reasons mammoths and mastodons could have been the hipsters of the Ice Age.
Two CT-scanned Siberian mammoth calves yield trove of insights
(Phys.org) —CT scans of two newborn woolly mammoths recovered from the Siberian Arctic are revealing previously inaccessible details about the early development of prehistoric pachyderms. In addition, the ...
Domestication of dogs may explain mammoth kill sites and success of early modern humans
A new analysis of European archaeological sites containing large numbers of dead mammoths and dwellings built with mammoth bones has led Penn State Professor Emerita Pat Shipman to formulate a new interpretation ...
Serbia experts use heavy machinery to move mammoth
Serbian archaeologists on Friday used heavy machinery to move a female mammoth skeleton—believed to be one million years old—from an open mine pit where it was unearthed nearly five years ago.
Neck ribs in woolly mammoths provide clues about their decline and eventual extinction
Researchers recently noticed that the remains of woolly mammoths from the North Sea often possess a 'cervical' (neck) rib—in fact, 10 times more frequently than in modern elephants (33.3% versus 3.3%). ...
Researchers refute idea that Neanderthals drove mammoths over cliff in Jersey
Owner lets museum to dig up Seattle mammoth tusk
The fate of the mammoth tusk found at a construction site in downtown Seattle this week was entirely up to the landowner, a national expert said Thursday.
Museum hopes to excavate Seattle mammoth tusk
Paleontologists from the University of Washington hope to move an ice age mammoth tusk uncovered in a Seattle neighborhood to a museum on campus.
Study shows flowers powered the woolly mammoth
The Ice Age home of the woolly mammoth was carpeted in a sea of flowers that nourished the mega-beasts tens of thousands of years ago, according to new University of Alberta research.
DNA reveals new clues: Why did mammoths die out?
Why did mammoths and other large mammals of the tundra suddenly become extinct some 10,000 years ago? It's a question that has divided scientists over the years. Now researchers from Lund University in Sweden ...