TITLE

Mammoths wiped out by multiple killers

PUB. DATE
April 2013
SOURCE
Digging Stick;Apr2013, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses an analysis made by the University of California on thousands of fossils, artefacts and environmental sites traversing a span of 1,000 years which reveals that the extinction of woolly mammoths could have been caused by several factors. It cites that humans might have caused the beasts' decline, but mentions that the disappearance 10,000 years ago was also due to climate warming, wet tundra and coniferous forests, environments that were ill fitted for the animal.
ACCESSION #
87966390

 

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