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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. Includes an eThemes resource on Ice Age animals.
Learn about the three types of mammoths, where they lived, and why they might have become extinct. Click on "Extinction" to see which species lived in the United States. Also learn about mammoth teeth and hair. Includes maps and photos.
This student-created website includes a wide variety of information about the woolly mammoth and other animals that lived in Siberia (and also across Europe and North America). Click on the right "Forward" arrow to explore more content on the woolly mammoth.
See what you know about the Ice Age in the quiz found in "Seven Steppes to a Woollier Mammoth." Then visit "Mammoth Migration Map" to see how mammoths evolved over the years. "Join the Expedition" takes you to more information about woolly mammoths and a short video. NOTE: This site includes banner and other ads.
Read about the discovery of prehistoric mammoth bones near San Jose, California in 2005. Click on the "Click Here to See Excavation and Preparation Photos" to view documentation of the archaeological dig.
This site compares these extinct animals, which are relatives of elephants. Click on "Mammoth" for a short animation about a sinkhole that trapped and killed any mammoths in South Dakota. The "Disappearance" link discusses different theories on why mammoths are extinct now. NOTE: The site includes a flashing banner ad, other ads, and sponsored links.
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 hisotric 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.