Mammoth remains, as far as the eye can see: Widest distribution of mammoths during the last Ice Age

25 agosto 2015

Ice Age paleontologist recorded the maximum geographic distribution of the woolly mammoth during the last Ice Age and published the most accurate global map in this regard. The ice-age pachyderms populated a total area of 33,301,000 square kilometers and may thus be called the most successful large mammals of this era. The study determined that the distribution was limited by a number of climate-driven as well as climate-independent factors.