Tusks Teeth Ice Age Columbian Mammoths Odds & Ends

100

What is dentin?
Mammoth tusks are made up of ______.

100

What is two?
Number of teeth left in Dee's jaw.

100

What is the Pleistocene?
The scientific name for the most recent ice age.

100

What is Christopher Columbus?
The Columbian mammoth was named after which famous explorer.

100

What is true?
True or False:Mammoth trunks could do everything a human hand could do.

200

What is female tusks are thinner?
Name the difference between female and male tusks.

200

What is six?
Mammoths grew _____ sets of teeth over a lifetime.

200

What are: mammoth, sabertooth cat, ground sloth, short faced bears, mastodon, giant camel or giant beaver.
Name two animals that went extinct after the ice age.

200

What is North America and Central America?
Name the continent and subcontinent where Columbian mammoths existed.

200

What is earth horn?
The word "mammoth" comes from a Russian term meaning_________.

300

What is 11 feet?
The length of Dee's right tusk.

300

What is sedges? (Similar to grass)
The primary source of food for Dee.

300

What is 5 degrees?
Scientists hypothesize that Wyoming was only ___degrees Fahrenheit cooler than current temperatures

300

What is a Columbian mammoth?
Bigger: a Columbian mammoth or a woolly mammoth.

300

What is nose?
Mammoths, mastodons and elephants are part of a group called probosideans, a Latin word for________.

400

What is true?
True or false: Tusks are considered a special kind of teeth.

400

What is 700-800 pounds?
Dee ate approximately ________ pounds of grass a day.

400

What is geological, chemical and paleontological?
Name three main types of evidence for ice ages.

400

What is 80?
A Columbian mammoth could live up to____years.

400

What is an atlatl?
Name the weapon humans used to hunt mammoths.

500

What is tuskology?
What is the study of tusks called_____.

500

What is silica?
The component in grass that breaks down teeth.

500

What is Beringia?
Name the lost continent that disappeared after the last ice age.

500

What is 13 feet?
Average height of a male Columbian mammoth, standing at the shoulder. (ft)

500

What is a hyoid bone?
Name one bone in a mammoth that is not connected to any other bones.

Dee the Mammoth at the Tate Museum

Press F11 for full-screen mode

Edit | Download | Share

Correct Response      Continue