How mammoths competed with other animals and lost

Human hunters helped wipe out mammoths, mastodons and gomphotheres

mammoth, mastodon, and gomphothere

MAMMOTH WORLD  A Columbian mammoth (Mammuthus columbi), an American mastodon (Mammut americanum) and a gomphothere (Cuvieronius) were among the prehistoric elephant relatives that roamed North America and Eurasia until the end of the last ice age.

Sergio De La Rosa

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