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Wooly mammoths depended on flowers

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Current Event February 18, 2014

Woolly Mammoths Depended on Flowers

50,000 years ago, the arctic was not icy—but grassy, full of life and of course, woolly mammoths. After studying these giant animals’ DNA found in feces and soil, scientists hypothesize their extinction may be due to a flower. Listen to this story to find out why.

Life Science

Story Length: 4:29

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AIR DATE: 02/05/2014

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