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  • "A site in Chilhac, France, with fossils of both a mastodont called Anancus, whose straight tusts up to 13 feet long extended nearly the entire length of its rhino-like body, and the southern mammoth, dates to around 1.9 million years ago..."

    —Richard Stone, Mammoth: The Resurrection of an Ice Age Giant, (Cambridge, Mass.: Perseus Publishing, 2001), 91

    September 20, 2008