Ancient trail of Columbian mammoths uncovered in south-central Oregon

A fossilized trackway on public lands in Lake County, Oregon, may reveal clues about the ancient family dynamics of Columbian mammoths. Researchers who excavated a portion of the path found 117 footprints thought to represent a number of adults as well as juvenile and infant mammoths.

Ancient trail of Columbian mammoths uncovered in south-central Oregon

A fossilized trackway on public lands in Lake County, Oregon, may reveal clues about the ancient family dynamics of Columbian mammoths.

Mon 12 Feb 18 from Phys.org

Ancient trail of Columbian mammoths uncovered in south-central Oregon, Mon 12 Feb 18 from ScienceDaily

Ancient trail of Columbian mammoths uncovered in south-central Oregon, Mon 12 Feb 18 from Eurekalert

Ancient fossilized footprints reveal how juvenile mammoths looked out for their elderly

Juvenile mammoths cared for wounded members of their herd, similarly to their modern-day descendants, the African Elephants.

Tue 13 Feb 18 from ZME Science

Ice Age mammoth fossils reveals caring mammoth society

Researchers from the University of Oregon found a group of fossilised footprints in Fossil Lake, Oregon which shows an injured adult was limping and cared for by two younger animals. ...

Tue 13 Feb 18 from Daily Mail

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