The equid and mammoth remains came from the upper unit and the mastodon and edentate material came from the middle unit.
Mammoth and mastodon teeth have been dredged from 40 sites along the continental shelf off the eastern US in water up to 120 m deep.
‘But as scientists, paleontologists, we are all aware that a mammoth or mastodon being extinct is not the same as a living form,’ he said.
What killed the saber-toothed tiger, the mastodon and the mammoth, formidable animals that were on top of the food chain in North America 20,000 years ago?
Geologists say it probably once belonged to a woolly mammoth or a mastodon .
She says they were only made for scenery - like the rhinoceros and the mastodon .
We learned the difference between mastodons and mammoths and admired their sturdy columnar legs, but given our languor, we resembled nothing so much as the giant sloth.
Pretty much everywhere you look, you find evidence of big critters roaming the earth - mastodons , mammoths, big camels, and my favorite, beavers the size of black bears.
Saber-toothed cats, mastodons , giant sloths, woolly rhinos, and many other big, shaggy mammals are widely thought to have died out around the end of the last ice age, some 10,500 years ago.
Yet a number of the large animal species found at La Brea are no longer found in North America: native horses, camels, mammoths and mastodons , longhorned bison, and sabre-toothed cats.