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Mastodons

Known as: Mammut, Mastodon 
An extinct genus of large mammals in the family Mammutidae, that fed by browsing on tall plants. Eurasian species died out three million years ago… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
The tip of a projectile point made of mastodon bone is embedded in a rib of a single disarticulated mastodon at the Manis site in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
This study compares three extant elephants species - forest, savanna, and Asian - to extinct mammoth and mastodon. Surprisingly… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Asara et al. (Reports, 13 April 2007, p. 280) reported sequencing of Tyrannosaurus rex proteins and used them to establish the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Fossilized bones from extinct taxa harbor the potential for obtaining protein or DNA sequences that could reveal evolutionary… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
We have sequenced the complete mitochondrial genome of the extinct American mastodon (Mammut americanum) from an Alaskan fossil… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Numerous anthropological and ecological hypotheses have been proposed to explain the extinction of many large-bodied mammals at… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Variations in the strontium isotope ratio ( 87 Sr/ 86 Sr) of tooth enamel are used to examine the migration patterns of late… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Abstract Mammoths and mastodons are common in Pleistocene deposits, yet these proboscideans and many other animals disappeared… Expand
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1996
1996
DNA was extracted from the extinct American mastodon, the extinct woolly mammoth, and the modern Asian and African elephants to… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Abstract Four major dispersal events mark European Villafranchian and Galerian faunas (about 3.2-0.4 Ma). The beginning of the… Expand
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