Smallest Mammoth Discovered

Smallest Mammoth Discovered

There are 5 comments on the How Stuff Works story from May 9, 2012, titled Smallest Mammoth Discovered. In it, How Stuff Works reports that:

These dwarf mammoths were not woolly mammoths. Rather, the researchers suspect the beasts were more adapted to warmer environments, appearing more like modern African or Asian elephants.

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“DoubleTheClaw, DoubleThePain”

Since: Aug 11

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

#1 May 9, 2012
These maybe the direct ancestor of modern elephants

“the great killer ”

Since: Feb 12

kolkata, India

#2 May 10, 2012
Balaur wrote:
These maybe the direct ancestor of modern elephants
the ancestor of modern elephants is deinotherium and mammoths are family of the elephants which were died at the end of the ice age

Since: May 12

Location hidden

#3 Jun 6, 2012
Where was it found?

Since: Feb 11

Winnipeg, Canada

#4 Jun 6, 2012
Balaur wrote:
These maybe the direct ancestor of modern elephants
I wouldn't say direct ancestor, I would say more like a result of Insular dwarfism.
Bunny Rabbit

Lake Forest, CA

#5 Jun 6, 2012
Balaur wrote:
These maybe the direct ancestor of modern elephants
Is it the direct ancestor of modern elephants just cuz it is smaller? Elephants are big!!! OK!

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