What Happened to the Mammoths?

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This is Ken Ham, heading the ministry that built a full-size Noah’s Ark south of Cincinnati.


Millions of wooly mammoth bones, tusks, and even some carcasses have been found throughout the world’s northern regions. What happened to all these mammoths?

Well, we find them above sediments laid down by Noah’s Flood, so we know these populations died after the flood. See during the early and middle ice age, summers were cooler and winters were warmer. So mammoths were able to thrive in the high north and on the rich grasslands. But as the ice age continued, this changed. It grew colder, and there were likely strong windstorms. Mammoths died by the millions, and many were buried rapidly in dust. This dust later froze, preserving the carcasses for us to find today.

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