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mammoth

adjective as high as the sky, astronomical, colossal, enormous, gargantuan, gigantic, great, huge, immense, large, massive, monstrous, mountainous, towering, tremendous, up to the sky, vast, walloping
See also: enormous, prodigious
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Researchers deciphered the genomes of two woolly mammoths that died about 20,000 and 60,000 years ago.
Woolly mammoths, which were about as big as modern African elephants, sported long curved tusks and thick hairy coats.
They have also found that the formation of cervical ribs were more common in North Sea woolly mammoths than in today's elephants and were astonished to find such numbers of cervical ribs among them.
But if you want to find out more about the massive prehistoric mammals, head to the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh between now and April 20, where the Mammoths of the Ice Age exhibition is being held.
Summary: A wide-ranging probe into woolly mammoths has added to evidence that the towering tusker was .
The excavation site lies over 2,000 metres above sea level in the borough of Milpa Alpa where mammoths were not thought to tread.
Woolly mammoths have been extinct for thousands of years.
Stunningly illustrated with acrylic paintings of beautiful scenes of the woolly mammoths on the Alaskan tundra, "A Woolly Mammoth Journey" contains many nuggets of scientifically researched facts and theories about the habits, movements and behaviors of the great woolly mammoths.
Mammoths and mastodons were wonderfully successful creatures of the Ice Age.
People have been fascinated by woolly mammoths fora long time.
Woolly mammoths were roaming the Shropshire countryside thousands of years after they were thought to be extinct, research suggests.
Washington, June 18 (ANI): A new research has finally proven that bones found in Shropshire, England provide the most geologically recent evidence that woolly mammoths survived in Britain until 14,000 years ago.