Mastodons may not make headlines as much as woolly mammoths. But recent research reveals they were every bit as fascinating as their better-known cousins and more important to prehistoric humans in many parts of Canada and the U.S.
New archaeological evidence suggests that America was first discovered by Stone Age people from Europe – 10,000 years before the Siberian-originating ancestors of the American Indians set foot in the New World.
Evolution Liked · 15 minutes ago Fossilization is a rare process and paleontologists are used to having to build an image of an animal from incomplete remains. So when paleontologists unearthed a mass grave of Diprotodon skeletons and other Australian megafauna, they couldn't believe their luck. "It's a palaeontologist's goldmine where we can really see what these megafauna were doing, how they actually behaved