Common Name: Mammoth
Scientific Name: Mammuthus primigenius
Image Number: ROM2004_1028_18
Collection Date: Collected in 1937
During the last Ice Age, mammoths roamed the North American continent. Built much like living elephants, they had large molar teeth capable of grinding coarse vegetation. This single molar was excavated from a gravel pit near Niagara-on-the-Lake in 1937.