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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… 
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Further dating of the Manis site shows that people were hunting mastodons in North America by 14,000 years ago. The tip of a… 
Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
This study compares three extant elephants species - forest, savanna, and Asian - to extinct mammoth and mastodon. Surprisingly… 
Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
We have sequenced the complete mitochondrial genome of the extinct American mastodon (Mammut americanum) from an Alaskan fossil… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Numerous anthropological and ecological hypotheses have been proposed to explain the extinction of many large-bodied mammals at… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Mass estimates for a number of fossil proboscideans were computed using regression analyses on appendicular bones to body mass… 
Review
2002
Review
2002
The stable isotope compositions of biogenic materials record a combination of environmental parameters and biological processes… 
Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
Stone tools characteristic of the Clovis culture have been found in direct association with bones of the American mastodon at…