Scientific name: Mammuthus primigenius.
Length: Male 4,0-4,5 m including tusks. Females were a bit smaller.
Height: Male approximately 3,5 m (Shoulder-height). Female 2,9-3,4 m (Shoulder-height).
Weight: Male approximately 6 tons. Female approximately 4 tons.
Food source: Plants, especially grass and the herbs on the Mammoth steppe
Distribution: Found in Europe, Asia, and North America.
Status: Extinct. The last mammoths survived in a “dwarf variant” on Wrangel Island in the North-eastern Siberia. They disappeared 3,700 years ago. The mammoths are known in Denmark from more than 140 findings – mainly part of molars and tusks.