Mammoth News, Where is Archy?

Where is Archy when you need him? I ask because Current Biology (note, this is a link to the pdf) has an interesting paper on the analysis of mammoth mtDNA from 160 samples – 63 from North America and 97 from Eurasia – from a broad cross-section of time. To give you an idea of what the research was about, here is the first paragraph of the article:

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Book Review: Mammoths, Giants of the Ice Age, Rev. Ed.

Adrian Lister and Paul Bahn have come out with a revised edition of Mammoths: Giants of the Ice Age and I am happy to report that I have received and avidly read a review copy.

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Mammoth Tusk With Evidence of Meteorite Impacts

This is very weird. Researchers at the fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union announced the discovery:

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