- a shaggy-coated mammoth, Mammuthus primigenius, that lived in cold regions across Eurasia and North America during the Ice Age, known from fossils, cave paintings, and well-preserved frozen carcasses.
Origin of woolly mammoth
First recorded in 1965–70
Also called Siberian mammoth.
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