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November 25, 2019

Herd of Columbian mammoths moves across the plains

A mural by artist Mark Marcuson shows a herd of Columbian mammoths moving across the Great Plains.

[Research supported by National Science Foundation grants DEB 1555525, DEB 1257625 and EAR 1151022.]

Learn more about recent human relatives hunting large mammals like mammoths at least 90,000 years earlier than previously thought in the NSF News From the Field story Unprecedented wave of large mammal extinctions linked to ancient humans. (Date image taken: unknown; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Nov. 25, 2019)

Credit: Troy Fedderson/University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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