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Giant Mammoth Skull Discovered in Oklahoma

  1. Apr 5, 2016 #1

    Astronuc

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    Giant Mammoth Skull Discovered by Bulldozer Operator
    https://www.yahoo.com/news/giant-mammoth-skull-discovered-bulldozer-operator-134212502.html

    The skull belonged to a Columbian mammoth.

    Apparently there are a few findings of mammoth fossils every year.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Columbian_mammoth

    http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/mammal/mammoth/about_mammoths.html

    http://library.sandiegozoo.org/factsheets/_extinct/mammoth/mammoth.htm

    http://earthwatch.org/expeditions/mammoth-graveyard-in-south-dakota
     
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  3. Apr 6, 2016 #2
    3 times the size as Wolly!? Wow!
     
  4. Apr 26, 2016 #3
    Does DNA survive that long? I've read that some other preserved mammoths still have intact DNA.
     
  5. Apr 26, 2016 #4

    jim mcnamara

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