These websites contain information about the large mammals found in Missouri during the last Ice Age, with particular attention to mastodons. Learn how these animals lived, what they ate, and why they likely died out. Includes information about the important historic sites of Kimmswick Bone Bed in Mastodon State Historic Site, and Riverbluff Cave in Greene County. There is also a link to an eThemes resource on mammoths.
These sites are about mammoths that lived until the end of the Ice Age. Learn about the woolly, Columbian, and the Jefferson's mammoth. There are printable sheets, illustrations, maps, and an animated movie showing mammoths fighting. Includes information about excavating mammoths in Siberia and reasons why scientists believe the animals became extinct.