Nearly a million years ago, a cave hyena could have taken down a 5-year-old mastodon weighing more than a ton.
The mammoth found in the Siberian permafrost contains the only mostly intact mammoth brain known to science and has been described in a new study.
Paleontologists have rescued part of its skull and a tusk, but there may even be a complete mammoth buried below the surface.
A fossil tusk rescued from the sea proves mammoths swam to Southern California's Channel Islands much earlier than thought.
The 1- and 2-month-old woolly mammoth calves, which were discovered in different portions of Siberia, choked on mud after falling into water.
Everyone keeps asking scientists when they're going to clone a woolly mammoth.Trace is here to discuss how we're planning on bringing back extinct animals, and how recent discoveries are helping this process.
If you could clone a mammoth, would it be able to mate with an Asian elephant? And would it survive? Continue reading →
Woolly mammoths may have interbred with other ancient elephants that crossed their paths.
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