Mammuthus sungari

Mammuthus sungari

The Songhua River Mammoth (Mammuthus sungari) evolved from smaller Siberian mammoths and occurred in Northern China during the middle Pleistocene (about 280,000 years ago). It survived until the beginning of the Late Pleistocene.

Description

The replicator specimen at the Ibaraki Nature Museum in Ibaraki, Japan is long, tall, and has an estimated weight of . The original skeleton is at the Inner Mongolian Museum and it is based in two very large individuals found in 1980 at the Zhalainuoer Coal Mine in Hulun Buir City.

M. sungari was described by Zhou, M.Z in 1959.

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