Mastodons

Thomas Jefferson Did Not Believe That Animals Went Extinct. He Believed that Mastodons, Giant Sloths, and Dinosaurs Still Existed in the United States. He Asked Lewis and Clark to Bring Back Living Mastodons.

Mastodons are extinct proboscideans from the late Miocene or late Pliocene that lived in North and Central America from the late Miocene to the end of the Pleistocene 10,000 to 11,000 years ago. Mastodons were primarily forest dwellers who lived in herds. But did you know who asked Lewis and Clark to bring back living …

Thomas Jefferson Did Not Believe That Animals Went Extinct. He Believed that Mastodons, Giant Sloths, and Dinosaurs Still Existed in the United States. He Asked Lewis and Clark to Bring Back Living Mastodons. Read More »