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Lack of water drove Alaska island mammoths to extinction
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BERLIN (AP) — Scientists say that one of the last surviving populations of woolly mammoths was likely driven to extinction by lack of drinking water. Mammoths lived on Alaska's St. Paul Island in the Bering Sea until about 5,600 years ago. They never
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