TIL the last woolly mammoths were alive only 4,000 years ago on a small island in the Arctic called Wrangel Island

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What’s the chances human ever tamed or even trained any them?

over_clox

dwarf mammoths, not very mammoth

iamnoteltonjohn

You can read details about it. They died out on island becouse they were inbred.

Shultzi_soldat

There’s a Clive cussler book where some smallish ones are still alive

Brad_Wesley

were they not pygmy mammoths and not proper wolly mammoths? i remember reading about this when the fact that they were contemporaries with ancient egyptians

sangunpark1