How Two Rival Mammoths Lost an Epic Duel 12,000 Years Ago

How Two Rival Mammoths Lost an Epic Duel 12,000 Years Ago

\" \" The mural at Trailside Museum of Natural History depicts how the battle between 'Benny' and 'George' may have looked 12,000 years ago. University of Nebraska State Museum – Trailside Museum of Natural HistoryTwelve thousand years ago, there was an epic duel on the plains of western Nebraska. The players in this drama were two adult Columbian mammoths (Mammuthus columbi). So it seems probable that the two male Columbian mammoths were duking it out in a musth-induced rage. University of Nebraska State Museum – Trailside Museum of Natural HistoryNOW THAT'S COOL Visit the University of Nebraska State Museum in Lincoln and you'll get to meet \"Archie.\"

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