Mammuthus primigenius

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Noun1.Mammuthus primigenius - very hairy mammoth common in colder portions of the northern hemisphereMammuthus primigenius - very hairy mammoth common in colder portions of the northern hemisphere
mammoth - any of numerous extinct elephants widely distributed in the Pleistocene; extremely large with hairy coats and long upcurved tusks
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En raison des proprietes uniques de l'os cortical proboscidien (provenant probablement d'un mammouth laineux Mammuthus primigenius ou, ce qui est moins probable, d'un mastodonte americain Mammut americanum), certains chercheurs ont avance une hypothese selon laquelle ees structures representent des modifications intentionnelles faites au marteau en pierre par des humains, a des fins d'extraction de la moelle et de production d'outils en os.
Discovered near the banks of the Irtysh river in western Serbia in the late 1990s, the skeleton has been identified as that of a male woolly mammoth belonging to the 'Mammuthus Primigenius' species - whose closest extant relative is the Asian elephant.
The fossil is a Mammuthus Primigenius, a very old male, which was a pure vegetarian.
Officially named Mammuthus primigenius, the huge creatures once roamed the tundra regions in large herds during the Ice Age.
Mammuthus primigenius (Blumenbach 1799) (Figure 12 (1)-(3)) is represented by three remains consisting of a tooth lamella fragment from a juvenile animal, a thoracic vertebra neural arch and centrum fragment, and a long bone fragment used as a nibbling stick (Table?).
However, Mammuthus primigenius (woolly mammoth) is not known from Arizona (Agenbroad, 1984; Mead et al., 2005) and the earlier M.
DNA analysis of the Ice Age beasts' remains suggests that the woolly mammoth (Mammuthus primigenius) interbred with what has been considered a separate, more southerly species--the Columbian mammoth (Mammuthus columbi).
In continental North America, at least two highly divergent species have long been recognized - woolly mammoths (Mammuthus primigenius) and Columbian mammoths (M.