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3 What do you know about woolly mammoths? This is an anticipation guide for our story in TIME DETECTIVES on pages Read the questions and answer true or false. By Paula Farrer Third Grade-Scholastic Literacy Connector

4 1. True or False  Woolly mammoths lived at the same time as the dinosaurs.

5 1. False  Woolly mammoths lived ten million (10,000,000) years after the dinosaurs had died.

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7 2. True or False  Woolly mammoths were fierce hunters who used their tusks to kill their prey.

8 2. False  Mammoths were peaceful plant eaters who ate up to 700 pounds of vegetation a day.  They did not hunt other animals.

9 3. True or False  The long hair on their bodies protected them from the cold.

10 3. True  Mammoths also had six sets of teeth. They lived between years.

11 4. True or False  Prehistoric man hunted woolly mammoths for food.

12 4. True  Early man also made tent frames, jewelry, and musical instruments from woolly mammoths.

13 5. True or False  Today’s scientists rarely discover mammoth fossils.

14 5. False  Mammoth fossils are among the most common fossils.

15 6. True or False  The African and Asian elephants are related to the woolly mammoth.

16 6. True  The elephants of today are closely related to woolly mammoths.

17 Now read “Wild and Woolly Mammoths” in the TIME DETECTIVES book.


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