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NOUN   a woolly mammoth | woolly mammoths
SYNO Mammuthus primigenius | northern mammoth | woolly mammoth
шерстистый мамонт {м} [Mammuthus primigenius]
woolly mammoth
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Translation for 'woolly mammoth' from English to Russian

woolly mammoth
шерстистый мамонт {м} [Mammuthus primigenius]зоол.T
Usage Examples English
  • Jefferson corresponded with Cuvier, including sending him a shipment of highly desirable bones of the American mastodon and the woolly mammoth.
  • Remains of a woolly mammoth that died about 17,100 years ago were found north of the Brooks Range. A research report on its movement range was published in 2021.
  • The latter is exemplified by the extinction of large herbivores such as the woolly mammoth and the carnivores that preyed on them.
  • Its main exhibit is a prehistoric woolly mammoth skeleton uncovered in western Kenosha in 1992.
  • In July 2022, archaeological survey funded by the Natural History Museum and the British Cave Research Society uncovered evidence of prehistoric megafauna such as reindeer and woolly mammoth bones, in addition to seashells, pigs and deer at Wogan Cavern.
  • In 2000, woolly mammoth remains were discovered by a construction crew while digging home foundations.
  • In later life, Gower discovered the tusk of a woolly mammoth near the long barrow on Broome Heath which is now displayed in Norwich Castle Museum.
  • The Mammoth is linked to Amherst due to the long-standing presence of a woolly mammoth skeleton on campus dating back to the 1920s excavation of the skeleton by Amherst professor Frederic Brewster Loomis.
  • It also show several Ice Age animals such as the Woolly Mammoth and the Smilodon, living alongside Archaeotherium, which lived during the Eocene 16 million years before the Ice Age.
  • The show retells the legend of Fionn mac Cumhaill through punk-inspired rock and was performed at the Woolly Mammoth Theater in March 2011.
  • Paul Island shares this characteristic of geographic isolation, implying that human hunting may have played a role in the disappearance of the woolly mammoth.
  • In 1811 he introduced the taxonomic order Proboscidea for elephants, the American mastodon and the woolly mammoth.
  • The remains of a woolly mammoth were discovered in the town in 1859 by postmaster and amateur antiquarian Edward Brenan.
  • The 30 cm tall Löwenmensch found in the Hohlenstein Stadel area of Germany is an anthropomorphic lion-human figure carved from woolly mammoth ivory.
  • The Inuit are purported to possess a string figure representing the extinct woolly mammoth.
  • In 2013, a deconstruction of the play by Aaron Posner, set in the modern day under the title "Stupid Fucking Bird", was premiered at the Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company in Washington, D.C.; it won the 2014 Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play or Musical and has been staged widely across American theatres.
  • Other productions in which she performed during that time included "Briar Patch" at Arena Stage; "The Stick Wife" at Horizons; "The Vampires" at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company; and "Baby with the Bathwater" at Round House Theatre in 1989, for which she won the Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Resident Production.
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