National Parks Mammoth Cave. Their tusks were longer and more curved than African elephants. Kentucky Department of Parks. Contact the Webmaster for questions and comments. A Guide to the Big, the Hairy, and the Bizzare". This is a really nice book about the Ice Age animals that lived in your back yard!
A large cane swamp and meadows, forming an immense plain, lies S.
Big Bone Lick State Park
Geographic Names Information System. They were herbivores that had very large claws that could dig up roots and dig burrows. This might explain what attracted them to one area. Farina, Although this book is about the Ice age animals of South America, I have included it here because it is such a fascinating book! For more information, here is a link to the Official Park Website. Diorama scene from Big Bone Lick State Park, displaying extinct North American mammals --mammoths and mastodon bones have been found in the region Photo courtesy of the Kentucky Department of Parks During the Pleistocene age, which occurred during the last great Ice Age, enormous herds of herbivorous animals existed in the vicinity of what is today Big Bone Lick State Park.