Category Archives: Mammals

The Mammoths of Texas

by Patti Tuck On July 10, 2015, President Obama signed an Executive Order designating the Waco Mammoth National Monument! A new national park in Texas and it is just down the road! The Waco Mammoth site “possesses exceptional value or quality in illustrating a natural theme for scientific study and retains a high degree of integrity as a true an accurate unspoiled example of the resource.”   So what is a mammoth and what makes it a resource for study? Woolly mammoths are extinct relatives of today’s elephants. The… Read More →