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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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htm) Columbian mammoths were about 14 feet tall at their shoulders, weighed roughly 20,000 pounds and had tusks that were up to 16 feet long.
Meanwhile, in the Dubai Council's third edition of the League of Mammoths cricket tournament being played at The Sevens ground in Dubai, veterans Shajil Balan and Neeraj Ramamoorthy emerged as match-winners.
MOSKOVA (CyHAN)- Russian scientists undertaking an exploratory expedition on the Lyakhovsky Islands have discovered woolly mammoth remains including skin and tusk, which they believe suitable for obtaining the DNA necessary to clone the animal.
Researchers deciphered the genomes of two woolly mammoths that died about 20,000 and 60,000 years ago.
Researchers deciphered the complete DNA code, or genomes, of two mammoths.
Washington, June 4 ( ANI ): A new study suggests that early dogs may have helped human hunters track and kill mammoths in Ice Age Europe and Asia.
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.