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mastodon

a relative of the elephant that existed in MIOCENE and PLIOCENE times. It was, in fact, elephant-like and had a short trunk and long tusks.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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The Other German automaker Volkswagen started exporting cars to Iran in August after signing an agreement with Mammut Khodro for sales of Volkswagen brand models Tiguan and Passat.
Initially, the Tiguan and Passat models are to be imported under a contract with Iranian automotive company, Mammut Khodro.
Because of the unique properties of thick cortical proboscidean bone (probably woolly mammoth Mammuthus primigenius or less likely American mastodon Mammut americanum), some researchers hypothesized that these fracture patterns represent intentional hammerstone modification by humans for marrow extraction and bone tool production.
He noted that the company had successfully shipped and installed the heavy and abnormal equipment for the Egyptian Refining Company in Mostorod, with the cooperation of Mammut. NOSCO handled all equipment weighing up to 500 freight tonnes, while Mammoet In Partner Ship With Schenker handled the heavier equipment.
First, Bison survived the megafaunal extinction at the end of the Pleistocene approximately 11,700 calendar years Before Present (cal yr BP) and, in North America, the genus outlived mammoths (Mammuthus), mastodons (Mammut), horses (Equus), ground sloths (Megalonyx et al.), and other megafauna while coexisting with early Americans (Paleoindians; Koch and Barnosky, 2006).
The UAE also has a strong commercial presence in Iran, with leading companies such as RAK Ceramics, Majid Al Futtaim Group and Mammut Building Systems operating there.
With more than 67 years of experience in anchoring, Germany-based fischer has emerged the preferred brand for most pre-engineered building (PEB) contractors in the region including Kirby, Mabani Steel and Mammut Building Systems.
En outre, des PFC a chaine particulierement longue dangereux (PFOA), des residus tres toxiques, auraient ete detectes dans 50% de ces 36 articles, dont des produits des marques The North Face et de Mammut. Et pourtant, la substance aurait ete classee [beaucoup moins que]extremement preoccupante [beaucoup plus grand que] par l'Agence europeenne des produits chimiques.
On Monday, Daimler said that it has signed letters of intent with local partners Iran Khodro Diesel and Mammut Group to arrange a Ee"comprehensive re-entryEe" into the country.
"The oil and gas industry has become vital to HFZA, and the zone has emerged as the second largest hub for petrochemicals, oil and gas bunkering and storage in the UAE," says Al Mazrouei.HFZA is also a leading hub for the steel industry, hosting firms like Eversendai Engineering, Unger Steel, Bhuwalka Steel Industries, Mammut Building Systems and Danem Engineering Works, among others.
That honor goes to Raichle, later rebranded as Mammut. Danner certainly is reaping the benefits.