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Stories with subject: Glaciology
  • Rising seas, peat may have done in large ice age animals 
    Updated: Nov-02-15 6:20 pm

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Woolly mammoths and other large ice age mammals thrived in northern Alaska until environmental changes turned grasslands into peat and rising sea levels submerged the Bering Land Bridge, cutting off their access to Asia, according to a research paper published Monday.