Tusks
Teeth
Ice Age
Columbian Mammoths
Odds & Ends
100
Mammoth tusks are made up of ______.
What is dentin?
100
Number of teeth left in Dee's jaw.
What is two?
100
The scientific name for the most recent ice age.
What is the Pleistocene?
100
The Columbian mammoth was named after which famous explorer.
What is Christopher Columbus?
100
True or False:Mammoth trunks could do everything a human hand could do.
What is true?
200
Name the difference between female and male tusks.
What is female tusks are thinner?
200
Mammoths grew _____ sets of teeth over a lifetime.
What is six?
200
Name two animals that went extinct after the ice age.
What are: mammoth, sabertooth cat, ground sloth, short faced bears, mastodon, giant camel or giant beaver.
200
Name the continent and subcontinent where Columbian mammoths existed.
What is North America and Central America?
200
The word "mammoth" comes from a Russian term meaning_________.
What is earth horn?
300
The length of Dee's right tusk.
What is 11 feet?
300
The primary source of food for Dee.
What is sedges? (Similar to grass)
300
Scientists hypothesize that Wyoming was only ___degrees Fahrenheit cooler than current temperatures
What is 5 degrees?
300
Bigger: a Columbian mammoth or a woolly mammoth.
What is a Columbian mammoth?
300
Mammoths, mastodons and elephants are part of a group called probosideans, a Latin word for________.
What is nose?
400
True or false: Tusks are considered a special kind of teeth.
What is true?
400
Dee ate approximately ________ pounds of grass a day.
What is 700-800 pounds?
400
Name three main types of evidence for ice ages.
What is geological, chemical and paleontological?
400
A Columbian mammoth could live up to____years.
What is 80?
400
Name the weapon humans used to hunt mammoths.
What is an atlatl?
500
What is the study of tusks called_____.
What is tuskology?
500
The component in grass that breaks down teeth.
What is silica?
500
Name the lost continent that disappeared after the last ice age.
What is Beringia?
500
Average height of a male Columbian mammoth, standing at the shoulder. (ft)
What is 13 feet?
500
Name one bone in a mammoth that is not connected to any other bones.
What is a hyoid bone?
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