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Re: The Biggest Dinosaurs (slightly off topic)
On Thu, 28 Aug 1997, Dann Pigdon wrote:
> "Pygmy" mammoths are known from islands off northern Europe, and
> have been dated to around 4,000 years ago or there abouts. They
> assumedly evolved from much larger ancestors. Not only did they adapt
> to island living, but also mamaged to outlast their larger cousins.
> I beleive from memory that they were never very numerous, and that
> all sorts of diseases are evident in the most recent remains.
I thought that pygmy mammoth site was off Alaska or thereabouts. Is
this another instance?
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