A lot can be learned from a mammoth molar questions
Read the article "A lot can be learned from a mammoth molar". By David Chircop. © Everett Herald.net. November 26, 2007 and answer these questions in complete sentences:
- What mammoth species did the Gedney Island molar belong to?
- What was the age and sex of the Gedney Island mammoth?
- What could a radiocarbon analysis tell us about the mammoth?
- What could a strontium isotope analysis tell us about the mammoth?
- Why isn't a strontium analysis done on this molar?
- How many mammoth finds have been made in Washington state? What does that number of finds suggest?
- What is the earliest date the mammoths could have been in Washington? What is the latest date?
- What caused the extinction of mammoths in North America?
- Discuss and give ancient and modern examples of browsers and grazers.
- Did modern elephants evolve from mammoths? Explain your answer.
- Sketch a map of North America and indicate the ranges of the four species of mammoth.
- Where would you look on Whidbey Island for a mammoth molar? Why there?