Science | History

How Elma the mammoth left a diary in her tusk

Fully woolly: The largest mammoths were over 11ft tall and weighed up to nine tons.

Could this reshape history? Scientists have managed to tell a woolly mammoth’s life story by looking into its 14,000-year-old tusk.

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