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14,000-year-old mammoth tusk uncovered in Alaska

A large, 14,000-year-old mammoth tusk has been found at the Holzman archaeological site in Alaska. Researchers found the 55-inch-long (140 centimeters) mammoth tusk, the largest ever found at a prehistoric site in the state, during a 2016 excavation at the Holzman site, located about 70 miles (110 kilometers) southeast of Fairbanks,

Remains of butchered mammoth found in Mexico

The near complete remains of a mammoth who live between 12,000-14,000 years ago has been found near Mexico City. Mexican experts are carefully digging up fossils of a Pleistocene-era mammoth believed to have been cut to pieces by ancient humans. Remains of the giant wooly mammal, believed to be some 14,000 years

Evidence of human habitation in the arctic dates back 45,000 years.

Evidence that humans lived in the arctic 45,000 years ago has been found on the remains of a mammoth carcass unearthed in 2012. n August of 2012, an 11-year-old boy made a gruesome discovery in a frozen bluff overlooking the Arctic Ocean. While exploring the foggy coast of Yenisei Bay, about

Butchered mammoth remains unearthed in Michigan

The butchered remains of a mammoth who lived between 11,700-15,000 years ago has been found in a farmer's field in Michigan. "We think that humans were here and may have butchered and stashed the meat so that they could come back later for it," said Fisher, director of the U-M Museum

Mammoth ivory figurine fragments found in cave

Two fragments of a female figurine carved out of mammoth ivory have been found in a cave in Germany. The female depictions from Hohle Fels date to 40,000 years ago are the oldest depictions of humans thus far recovered. While the new find is modest compared to the “Venus of Hohle

Bone analysis reveals mammoth-meat diet

Analysis carried out on human remains found at a prehistoric site in the Czech Republic has revealed that the people living there ate large quantities of mammoth meat. They found that humans did consume mammoth -- and in large quantities. Other carnivores, such as brown bears, wolves and wolverines, also had

Remains of butchered mastodon found in Ohio

An excavation of a mastodon skeleton found by a farmer in Ohio has unearthed flints and charcoal that could reveal that the carcass was butchered by Ice Age hunters. The bones mostly have been discovered on piles of rocks and gravel. The researchers have found bits of flint and lines of

Fragment of mammoth ivory lion head found in Germany

A 40,000-year-old mammoth ivory fragment of a figurine of a lion has been found in a cave in Germany. Archaeologists from the University of Tübingen have found an ancient fragment of ivory belonging to a 40,000 year old animal figurine. Both pieces were found in the Vogelherd Cave in southwestern Germany,