|Scientific Name||Mammuthus africanavus|
African Mammoth Description
- The African mammoth is one of the oldest mammoth species.
- The mammoth lived in the late Pliocene epoch 3 million years ago.
- African mammoths died out 1.65 million years ago during the early Pleistocene epoch.
- It had one of the longest tusks.
- They are thought to be the cousins of modern day Indian Elephant instead of African elephants.
Size and Weight
- LENGTH: 5.5 meters
- HEIGHT: 3.5 meters
- WEIGHT: 8,000 kg
Chad, Tunisia, Morocco, Libya