Evolution and dispersal of mammoths across the Northern Hemisphere

  title={Evolution and dispersal of mammoths across the Northern Hemisphere},
  author={Adrian M. Lister and Andrei V. Sher},
  pages={805 - 809}
  • A. Lister, A. Sher
  • Published 13 November 2015
  • Environmental Science, Geography, Biology
  • Science
Moving mammoths Mammoths are a particularly charismatic example of our Pleistocene megafuana. Lister and Sher took a detailed look at mammoth fossils globally and suggest that the North American Columbian mammoth, thought to have arisen from a European species, probably evolved from a more advanced Asian species. Similar dispersal events of Asian mammoths led to later colonization events in Europe and North America. Science, this issue p. 805 Detailed morphological examination of mammoth… 
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