Find: Archaeology students study the remains of a mammoth discovered at an open pit coal mine east of Belgrade in Serbia where archaeologists say they have discovered a at least five of the giant animals

Mammoth graveyard... Extraordinary discovery of at least five giant prehistoric beasts in Serbian coal mine

Archaeologists say bones of five woolly mammoths at Kostolac coal pit may reveal more about Balkans several millennia ago

Exceptionally preserved woolly mammoth goes on view

Exceptionally preserved woolly mammoth goes on view

Exceptionally preserved woolly mammoth goes on view. I would love to see this amazing Mammoth!

In an odd little corner of Northern Greece, where as recently as twenty years ago no one expected there had ever been any elephants at all, the longest fossil tusks ever found were excavated in 2007. These are from a proboscidean (the taxonomic order containing today’s Elephantidae as well as all the extinct species of elephants and mammoths) known as Mammut borsoni that lived in the late Pliocene, some 2.5 million years ago. (Image Credit: The Earth Story)

In an odd little corner of Northern Greece, where as recently as twenty years…

Did Inbreeding Doom the Mammoth? A mammoth's neck vertebra showing the place where a rib was once attached. When we think about the mammoth, we picture the 3-meter-high, 6-ton beast roaming northern Europe in imposing herds, fending off human hunters with their dangerous tusks. We don’t imagine genetically deformed creatures stumbling through a doomed landscape, going to desperate lengths to stay alive in a rapidly changing world.

Did inbreeding doom the Mammoth? AAAS Science Now

Megaceros Giganteos

"The Irish Deer or Giant Deer was a species of Megaloceros and one of the largest deer that ever lived. Its range extended across Eurasia, from Ireland to east of Lake Baikal, during the Late Pleistocene.

Magnificent Wooly Mammoth upper rear leg bone (femur) from an Alpha Male. It is an extremely rare fossil - in terms of completeness, quality of preservation and size, and comes from an old collection. It dates back to the Pleistocene Epoch, 40 000 years ago, and was discovered in the North Sea, Holland. Measures 1.15 metres in length (3.77 feet) and 20.2 kg in weight (44.5 lbs)

Wooly Mammoth upper rear leg bone fossil (femur) from an Alpha Male, North Sea, Holland

Waco Mammoth Site - A Herd of Mammoth remains was found in 1978 by two young men.  My husband was on a Geology trip with a class from Baylor, and was there when the original thigh bone was found in a river bed.

Waco Mammoth Site - A Herd of Mammoth remains was found in 1978 by two young men. Another pinner said: "My husband was on a Geology trip with a class from Baylor, and was there when the original thigh bone was found in a river bed

Found in Kansas, this skull, complete with tusks, belonged to a mammoth.  From Sunday Snapshot: Fossils at the KU Natural History Museum by Diana Staresinic-Deane

Sunday Snapshot: Fossils at the KU Natural History Museum

Found in Kansas, this skull, complete with tusks, belonged to a mammoth. From Sunday Snapshot: Fossils at the KU Natural History Museum by Diana Staresinic-Deane

Largest dinosaur ever discovered.   This is a thigh bone of the titanosaur.   130 feet long, high as a 7 story building.

'Biggest Dinosaur Ever' Unearthed in Argentina

Largest dinosaur ever discovered. This is a thigh bone of the titanosaur. 130 feet long, high as a 7 story building.

Who was the real William Wallace? How can historians learn about a single man who lived so long ago? Medieval historians introduce us to this Scottish hero in The Real Story: Braveheart.

Recently discovered clues to the true identity of William "Braveheart" Wallace may prove that the hero's story wasn't exactly as the movie depicted.

The 40-foot-long Sarcosuchus weighed about 8 tons - about twice as long, and ten times as heavy, as the biggest crocodiles alive right now.

Comparison of extinct Sarcosuchus (Super Croc) & Homo Sapiens full-scale skulls.

Sojourner Truth fue una abolicionista y activista por los derechos de la mujer. Truth nació bajo esclavitud, pero escapó con su hija en 1826.

New York State Plans Statues of Sojourner Truth and Rosalie Jones - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul announced today that statues of Sojourner Truth and Rosalie Jones would be erected on state property.

Pinterest
Search