Mammuthus primigenius

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very hairy mammoth common in colder portions of the northern hemisphere

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columbi), whereas the plate count (x + P) of [+ or -] 3 plus 27 seems in line with the definition of Mammuthus primigenius (20-27 for the upper third molar, Anderson 1984).
The dental features of Mammuthus "jeffersonii" so closely parallel those of Mammuthus primigenius that they cannot be separated solely on the basis of dental characters (Maglio 1973).
The woolly mammoth, Mammuthus primigenius, was an impressive beast, standing 12ft tall, covered in thick, shaggy hair, and sporting an enormous pair of curled tusks.
It's the ancient and noble Mammuthus primigenius, better known as the wooly mammoth.
The Woolly mammoth Mammuthus primigenius is the animal that today is found frozen in the Arctic regions of North America and Asia.
more than one unnamed species) based on the lack of agreement among scientists about the specific content of the genus The most common references to Michigan mammoths have used the names Mammuthus Primigenius (woolly mammoth), a northern form, and Mammuthus Jeffersonii (Jefferson mammoth), a more southern form (see Holman 2001)