UCL Division of Biosciences


Wooly mammoths

7th June 2007

Some ancient DNA evidence has offered new clues to a very cold case: the disappearance of the last woolly mammoths, one of the most iconic of all Ice Age giants.

Official Press release from Royal Holloway's press office

Newspaper coverage from the international press.

"Genetic structure and extinction of the woolly mammoth, Mammuthus primigenius", published in Current Biology