Registro de Mammuthus columbi en el área de El Carrizal, Baja California Sur, México

Heriberto Rochín-Bañaga
2017 Boletín de la Sociedad Geológica Mexicana  
We report and describe the skeletal remains of Mammuthus columbi from El Carrizal, Baja California Sur, Mexico. The presence of M. columbi along with the lithological features described in the study area, suggest a Late Pleistocene savanna environment with a higher humidity condition than in the present. Additionally, it is also the first record of Proboscidea in the area with a detailed stratigraphic location. The data collected in this study provide clues for future studies on the
more » ... on the distribution of Pleistocene megafauna in North America, especially the Proboscidea.
doi:10.18268/bsgm2017v69n2a12 fatcat:e3adltm5sbabjgwsoeq7qkkjgu