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Waco (Texas) Mammoth Site Veteran Challenges Cause of Death of Mammoths

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Mammoth site veteran challenges study on drought as

cause of death By J.B. Smith, Waco Tribune-Herald,  April 8, 2017

http://www.wacotrib.com/news/higher_education/mammoth-site-veteran-challenges-study-on-drought-as-cause-of/article_4b7849ca-35e5-502f-b89d-25e88c08c5cb.html

 

What killed the Waco mammoths? Drought, not flood, a

new study suggests By J.B. Smith, Waco Tribune-Herald,  Jan. 27, 2017

http://www.wacotrib.com/news/city_of_waco/what-killed-the-waco-mammoths-drought-not-flood-a-new/article_68aec48b-cbc4-5319-aaba-0e67e06314cc.html

 

Other web pages:

 

Waco Mammoth Site: Visitors can walk over the largest

concentration of Columbian mammoths to have died

from one event. Atlas Obscura

http://www.atlasobscura.com/places/waco-mammoth-site

 

Waco Mammoth National Monument, Waco, Texas

http://www.waco-texas.com/cms-waco-mammoth/page.aspx?id=174

 

Waco Mammoth National Monument, Waco, Texas

Meet a Mammoth that isn’t Woolly

https://www.nps.gov/waco/index.htm

https://www.nps.gov/waco/learn/furtherreading.htm

 

Waco Mammoth National Monument Research papers

https://www.researchgate.net/project/Waco-Mammoth-National-Monument

 

Nordt, L., Bongino, J., Forman, S., Esker, D. and Benedict,

 A., 2015. Late Quaternary environments of the Waco

Mammoth site, Texas USA. Quaternary Research, 84(3),

pp.423-438.

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/284095029_Late_Quaternary_environments_of_the_Waco_Mammoth_Site_Texas_USA

 

Yours,

 

Paul H.

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Fruitbat

The first time I visited what is now the Waco Mammoth Site back in the 1980s, the prevailing thought was that a lightning strike had killed all of those beasties.  Funny how things change, isn't it?  Thanks for the updates, Paul!

 

-Joe

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