Woolly mammoths lived in Europe, Northern Asia, Africa, parts of Mexico and North America. They roamed the Earth during the period commonly known as the Ice Age.
DNA analysis of fossilized woolly mammoth stomach contents shows that they mainly subsisted on small, nutritious flowering plants called forbs. Modern-day examples of forbs include clover, sunflowers and dandelions.
According to Discovery, there are many theories as to why the woolly mammoth became extinct, from disease and hunting to some sort of natural catastrophe. However, evidence has come to light that climate change may have ...
Red foxes live on several continents, including Asia, Africa, Europe and North America. They do not thrive in any one particular environment, but prosper in habitats ranging from grassland to desert.
Grasslands are habitats for grazing animals like buffalo, elk and whitetail deer in North America and zebra and antelope in Africa, where herds support predators like lions and cheetahs. Other large mammals living in the...
Bison are found in western parts of North America. Although 20 to 30 million animals once lived on the continent, only about 500,000 are left. Most of these are livestock on ranches.
Honey badgers typically live in arid parts of Africa and Asia. In Africa, their range extends from Morocco to the southern end of the continent. In Asia, they are found in Nepal, western India, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan ...