"Elephants are the largest living land mammals. There have been more than 500 different kinds of elephants on the Earth at various times over the last 55 million years. Only two of these remain alive today: the African Elephant and the Asian (or Indian) Elephant. They are restricted to tropical climates, but other species, living long ago, were more adapted to colder climates. These include the mammoths..."

Grant Keddie, Curator of Archaeology at the Royal British Museum depicts the story of the rise and demise of these large ancient beasts that haunted the frigid and sleepless nights of primitive groups of hunters.

Read his fact based story - The Mammoth Story.