Iconic Skeletons: Mammoths vs. Mastodons

Visitors to the Florida Museum of Natural History are greeted by a 14-foot-tall, 16,000-year-old Columbian mammoth discovered in the Aucilla River in northwest Florida. The Museum also displays an American mastodon, found in the same river deposits as the mammoth. Discover the differences between these two ancient proboscideans that once walked the earth thousands of years ago.