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Mammoths and Other Mammals

Mammoths and Other Mammals

Introduction

In this lesson, you have been examining the evidence for evolution using the woolly mammoth. In this part of the lesson, you will examine the evidence for evolution by looking at other mammals. Use the Mammals' Family Tree resource that you can access from the student esheet to answer the questions on this sheet.


Mammals’ Family Tree
What were the earliest mammals like?

 

 

How were the early Therians different from the earlier mammals?

 

 

How did the Placental mammals differ from mammals that came before them?

 

 

To which group did the mammoths belong?

 

 

Which living species are most related to the mammoths?

 

 

What three groups of animals can also be found in the same branch as the elephant?

 

 

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