‘There are too many’: bones of 60 mammoths found in Mexico

edited May 22 in UK Political Debate

Archaeologists face surfeit of mammoths after bones found at airport under construction north of Mexico City

Archaeologists have found the bones of about 60 mammoths at an airport under construction just north of Mexico City, near human-built “traps” where more than a dozen mammoths were found last year.

Both discoveries reveal how appealing the area – once a shallow lake – was for the mammoths, and how erroneous was the classic vision of groups of fur-clad hunters with spears chasing mammoths across a plain.

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