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Mammoth Tooth (30,000 years old)

(This is in the Fossils box)

Can you answer the questions below by spinning this image and using the extra pictures?

Extra information and pictures

a mammoth tooth from our fossils artefacts for primary schools box
a mammoth tooth from our fossils artefacts for primary schools box
a mammoth tooth from our fossils artefacts for primary schools box

Questions

1. Why does this tooth have large grooves?

 

2. Which modern animal is closely related to the Mammoths?

 

3. If you and some of your friends had to hunt a Mammoth how would you do it?

Answers down here - no peeking until you're ready!

1. Why does this tooth have large grooves?

 

ANSWER:  To grind up plants because it is a Herbivore.

 

2. Which modern animal is closely related to the Mammoths?

 

ANSWER:  Elephants of course!

 

3. If you and some of your friends had to hunt a Mammoth how would you do it?

 

ANSWER: This is up to you but many Stone Age people worked in groups and surrounded large animals before killing them with spears or even chasing  them to fall off cliffs!