Abrupt Warming Led to Demise of Woolly Mammoths, Scientists Say

Short, rapid warming events, known as interstadials, coincided with major extinction events, according to a team of scientists from Australia and the United States. “Abrupt warming has repeatedly played a key role in mass extinction events of large animals in Earth’s past,” said the scientists, led by Prof Alan Cooper from the University of Adelaide. [...] —> Read More