American mastodon


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Location of finds of mastodon remains in Michigan.--MacAlpin (1940) listed 114 specimens of the American mastodon that had been found in Michigan.
The single dated American mastodon tooth at 18460 [+ or -] 350 [.sup.14.C] yr BP from the Klondike provides additional support for the presence of LGM spruce.
Exhumation of the first complete skeleton of an American mastodon was depicted in a painting by Charles Willson Peale, a Philadelphia artist and naturalist.
After finding the tooth Villanueva took to the Internet and compared images of the tooth he found to those of an American mastodon.
The following [C.sup.14] dates for American mastodons were obtained from samples of tusks with one exception, when part of a rib was used.
And, this region is important because it included the "heartland" of so many important and interesting large mammals, such as mammoths, American mastodons, giant beavers, and Scott's moose.
BIOGEOGRAPHY AND STABLE ISOTOPE ECOLOGY OF AMERICAN MASTODONS (MAMMUT AMERICANUM) FROM THE ATLANTIC COASTAL PLAIN: EVIDENCE FROM A NEW MASTODON FROM NORTH CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA **, C.M.
"American mastodons were not just docile herbivores that whiled away their time in forests and meadows," says Daniel C.
In North America, the "blitzkrieg," as the scientists call it, took place about 13,000 years ago, apparently coincident with the arrival of the well-armed "Clovis man." Some argue that it was a humanborne microbe that did in the North American mastodons, camels, and giant sloths at this time.
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