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Humans off the Hook for Alaskan Mastodon Extinction

February 16th, 2015

Episode 196 of 579 episodes

A reexamination of museum mastodon specimens provides evidence that that last ones were gone from what's called the Beringia region well before any humans showed up. Emily Schwing reports