Late-glacial mammoth skeletons from Condover, Shropshire, England

Abstract

We report the discovery of abundant skeletal remains of mammoth, Mammuthus primigenius (Blumenbach) from late-glacial sediments filling a kettle-hole near Shrewsbury, Shropshire in England. Radiocarbon dated to ˜ 12,800 yr BP, they are by far the latest dated remains of mammoth from Britain, extending its known occurrence there by around 5,000 yr. They… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/330472a0

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