Dwarf Gallery: Fossils of a Little Mammoth

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Credit: Victoria Herridge.
Researchers have analyzed fossils discovered on the Greek island of Crete more than a century ago, finding they belong to what is now considered the world's…Read More »

smallest dwarf mammoth. Called Mammuthus creticus, the best would have stood at just 3 feet 8 inches (1.13 meters) high at the shoulders and weighed only approximately 680 pounds (310 kilograms), or about the size of a modern baby African or Asian elephant.    Less «
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