Temporal range: Early Pliocene to Holocene
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Proboscidea
Family: Elephantidae
Genus: Mammuthus

The mammoth (Mammuthus) is an extinct animal that only has one known confirmed type species. It is related to the modern-day elephant and the ancient mastodon.

The woolly mammoth was the last of the mammoths to live on Earth.

Extinction Edit

The last species to exist was Mammuthus primigenius, also known as the woolly mammoth. Many people think that the woolly mammoth died out due to a lack of food.