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Ice Age Extinction Claimed Highly Carnivorous Alaskan Wolves
June 22, 2007
The extinction of many large mammals at the end of the Ice Age may have packed an even bigger punch than scientists had realized. To the list of victims such as woolly mammoths and saber-toothed cats, a Smithsonian-led team of scientists has added one more: a highly carnivorous form of wolf that lived in Alaska, north of the ice sheets.
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