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Pleistocene epoch Mammal Mastodon americanus - Oil Painting

Mastodon americanus
Mastodon americanus
Prehistoric Life of Pleistocene Mastodon americanus by Josef Moravec.

* Medium: Oil painting 21" x 19".

* Available for sale to museums and serious art collectors.
* Contact us by e-mail: moravec@prehistory.com


The reproduction of Mastodon from Pleistocene epoch is available on pictures, art prints, framed pictures, posters and giclee on canvas.

MASTODON americanus This unusual large mammal lived in North America during the Pleistocene epoch until the end of the ice age. It roamed the earth for over a million years, but suddenly disappeared (perhaps because of the climate changes). It was one of the largest land animals living during the ice age. Mastodon belonged to the family Mammutidae, that originated in North Africa, spreading to Eurasia and entering North America 15 million years ago. Its name means "nipple tooth". These elephant-like animals were affected by environmental changes. Mastodons living during the middle of the last glaciation were small, whereas those living later in forests were larger. It was mostly adapted to conifer forests and marsh. It fed on plants (conifer twigs, swamp plants, larch, spruce, pine, grass, mosses, etc.) and used its tusks to break branches. Mastodon had rather short, straight tusks and sharp cheek teeth. Females were smaller, their tusks were lighter and smaller than those of males. They had coats of fine underwool, overlain by abundant hair (2-7 inches in length). Fossils of mastodons are commonly found all over the North America and Canada. Mastodon americanus was first recognized in 1799 by well-known French anatomist Baron Cuvier.

RANGE: North America, Canada
SIZE: about 4.5 m long body, 2-3 m in shoulder height
TIME - Pleistocene

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Mastodon americanus Pleistocene Epoch Mammal Art Print 8.5" x 11"
Mastodon from Pleistocene epoch. Printed on premium photo quality super "B" paper 8.5" x 11".

Original oil painting by Josef Moravec.
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Mastodon americanus Pleistocene Epoch Mammal Art Print 8.5" x 11" PDA038A
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Pleistocene Mammal, Mastodon americanus, Art Picture, 13" x 19"
Mastodon americanus picture is printed on premium photo quality super "B" paper 13" x 19". Original oil painting by Josef Moravec.

RANGE: North America, Canada
SIZE: about 4.5 m long body, 2-3 m in shoulder height
TIME - Pleistocene
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Pleistocene Mammal, Mastodon americanus, Art Picture, 13" x 19" US38
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Mastodon, Framed 17" x 14"
Mastodon americanus from Pleistocene epoch. Mastodon Art Picture in 14" x 17" solid wood frame, double matted in glass.
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Mastodon, Framed 17" x 14" PDF038
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Mastodon americanus