Friday, January 16, 2009

Woolly Mammoths - Dry Clean Only

UC Santa Barbara researchers say that 14-foot-tall mammoths swam out to the Channel Islands nearly 20,000 years ago and shrank over time to the size of a pony.

Ancient tusk found on Santa Cruz Island -- headline UPI

The life of Indigo Red is full of adventure. Tune in next time for the Further Adventures of Indigo Red.


BB-Idaho said...

Apparently, generations of animals, including ancient humans, tend to change size after many generations in isolated conditions...

Indigo Red said...

That's true, BB. It's doubly true for anything woolly that is fully immersed in water.