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Columbian Mammoth Found in Downtown L.A.

Photo: Columbian Mammoth Skull Photo: Mayborn Museum / Baylor University On February 18, 2009, the George C. Page Museum announced the discovery of 16 new fossil deposits under a parking lot owned by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art that is adjacent to the La Brae Tar Pits. The most exciting animal in these …

The Largest Elephant that Ever Existed

Image: Asiertxo H.sapiens, Songhua River Mammoth, African Elephant The largest elephant that ever lived was huge, taller than your two-story Mayfair flat and almost as tall as the average telephone pole. Evolved from smaller Siberian mammoths, the Songhua River Mammoth roamed Northern China and Inner Mongolia during the Middle Pleistocene about 280,000 years ago. It …

Cloning the Woolly Mammoth

Photo: Image: Mauricio Anton You don’t know this, but your life is empty and missing something important. You need a woolly mammoth in the living room, and on a leash to take shopping. There will be a range of sizes to choose from, mammoths to order from miniatures for condos to 17 ft tall behemoths …

Incredible Origins of the Great Tyrannosaurus Rex Revealed

Photo: Image by César Dennis Méndez Peñuela Striking new evidence has been discovered that shows the origins of one the world’s greatest dinosaurs, the Tyrannosaurus Rex. Although thought to have lived throughout what is now western North America, the bipedal predator may very well have hailed from further afield, as these fascinating images portray… Confused? …

150m Year Old Dinosaur Bones Dug Up in Utah

Photo: image via Wikipedia In southeast Utah, scientists uncovered an array of incredibly well-preserved dinosaur bones, which could provide new information about life in this region 150 million years ago. In a sandstone channel of an ancient river, paleontologists discovered four Sauropods and two carnivorous dinosaurs, as well as petrified trees and freshwater calms. All …