Just published: Life and movement of a wooolly mammoth

Congratulations to Mat Wooller and his research team for making the cover story in the latest issue of Science! (Lifetime mobility of an Arctic woolly mammoth, Science, Vol. 373, Issue 6556, pp. 806-808. DOI: 10.1126/science.abg1134)

This study examined isotopes collected from the tusk of a 17,000-year-old mammoth and reconstructed the animal's movements throughout its lifetime. Learn more about this research on UAFNews.

Image of a mammoth produced from an original life-size painting by paleo artist James Havens.

Image above: An adult male woolly mammoth navigates a mountain pass in Arctic Alaska 17,100 years ago. The image is produced from an original life-size painting by paleo artist James Havens. The painting is housed at the University of Alaska Museum of the North in Fairbanks. Image by James Havens.

 

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