Woolly Mammoth Timeline

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  • c. 2600000 BCE - c. 12000 BCE
    The Palaeolithic (or Old Stone Age) period, ranging from c. 2,6 million years ago until c. 12,000 years ago.
  • c. 2600000 BCE - c. 12000 BCE
    The Pleistocene epoch, ranging from c. 2,6 million years ago until c. 12,000 years ago. It is characterised by repeated cycles of glacials and interglacials.
  • c. 300000 BCE
    Woolly mammoths appear on the steppe-tundras of Eurasia and North America. .
  • c. 11000 BCE
    From roughly this time onwards it becomes noticeable that woolly mammoth populations went into serious decline. .
  • c. 3700 BCE
    The last known group of woolly mammoths die out on Wrangel Island, Siberia.