Mastodons Disappeared from Beringia before Ancient Humans Arrived

New radiocarbon dates on American mastodon (Mammut americanum) fossils in Alaska and Yukon (eastern Beringia) suggest this species suffered local extinction tens of millennia before either human colonization – the earliest estimate of which is between 13,000 and 14,000 years ago – or the onset of climate changes at the end of the Ice Age [...] —> Read More Here


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