- Animals of the Ice Age. // Ally the Science Sleuth! Ally Jr. on Paleontology & the Ice Age;2006, p46
The article focuses on animals that appeared during the Ice Age. Alticamelus is an extinct kind of camel with a long neck like a giraffe, which stood about eleven feet tall and was an herbivore. Doedicurus was a thirteen foot long armadillo that had a protective shell on its back and a long,...
- Animals of the Ice Age. // Unusual Creatures: Living Fossils, Rain Forests & Grasslands;2006, p27
This article presents facts about animals that lived during the Pleistocene Era. It includes alticamelus, cave bears, doedicurus, elasmotherium, glyptodont, mastodons, megaloceros and megatherium. Data is given for common names, physical traits, food habits, kinds of preys, history of the...
- A SECOND DATED MASTODON BONE ARTIFACT FROM PLEISTOCENE DEPOSITS AT THE HISCOCK SITE (WESTERN NEW YORK STATE). Laub, Richard S. // Archaeology of Eastern North America;2000, Vol. 28, p141
This paper reports a culturally modified mastodon neural spine from Pleistocene deposits at the Hiscock site (western New York). The object appears to have served as a socketed handle, probably for a scraper, and has yielded an age of 10,810Â±50 yr B. P. Caution must be exercised in using this...
- Tusk, Tusk! // Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;9/14/2007, Vol. 77 Issue 2, p2
The article reports on the discovery of the tusks and bones of a mastodon in Milia, Greece. Scientists who discovered the remains hope to learn more about the animal and about the time it roamed. Mastodons are an early kind of hairy elephant that became extinct in Europe about 2 million years...
- ICE-FREE PASSAGE. Adams, Jacqueline // Science World;10/6/2008, Vol. 65 Issue 3, p4
This article reports on a study which suggests that there was a period of time during the last ice age when North America was not as icy as once thought.
- Late Quaternary Palaeocenography in Eastern Asia. Taira, Kazuhiro // Journal of Coastal Research;Winter2001, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p114
Presents the paleoceanography of the north-western Pacific during the latest Pleistocene based mainly on marine records. Large-scale changes in ocean circulation; Intensive tectonism in the area.
- Ice-age wobbles. // New Scientist;07/19/97, Vol. 155 Issue 2091, p23
Reports that the increases in the amount of dust and meteors falling into the Earth's surface may have caused the ice ages.
- Plant Life between Two Ice Ages Down Under. White, Mary E. // American Scientist;May/Jun90, Vol. 78 Issue 3, p253
Examines the succession of floras in Australia that evolved in response to climatic and topographical changes in the period between Carboniferous to the early Permian and Pleistocene ice ages. Movement of the continental ice sheets in the Carboniferous-Permian ice age; Description of the...
- Possible role of dust-induced regional warming in abrupt climate change during the last glacial... Overpeck, Jonathan; Rind, David // Nature;12/5/1996, Vol. 384 Issue 6608, p447
Suggests that high glacial dust loading may have caused significant, episodic regional warming downwind of major Asian and ice-margin dust sources during the last glacial period. The association of abrupt changes in dust loading with the Dansgaard-Oeschger and Heinrich climate events and with...