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Uncovering the secrets of Ice Age giants

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 17 May 2013 - 02:49 PM

Eighty thousand years ago the Earth began to cool, marking the start of the last Ice Age. Experts are still discovering how the big freeze affected the giant mammals which prowled its dramatically changing landscape.

Scientists are helping to uncover the secrets of giant Ice Age beasts like the sabretooth cat - by foraging in crates of dirt which were collected during the building of a car park.

http://www.bbc.co.uk...onment-22508888

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Posted 17 May 2013 - 03:48 PM

Glad the sabretooth isn't around today.

Edited by Hilander, 17 May 2013 - 03:48 PM.


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Posted 20 May 2013 - 02:23 PM

This was the true ice age giant: Mammuthus Sungari

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