A Tale of Two Tusks
Keywords:Tusks; Mammoths; Narwhals.
A record of the environment in which an Arctic Woolly Mammoth and a Narwhal existed is embedded in their dentitions. Variations in
the landscapes and marine environments in which the animals lived is recorded in their post-mortem tusks. Odontographic evidence
stored in teeth can provide an historic record of an animals’ life experiences.
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