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Mammoths on Santa Cruz Island

No mammoth bones have yet been found on Santa Cruz Island, but teeth have been discovered both among Native American artifacts, and individually in the earth. It is possible that the Chumash traded the teeth as collectors items between islands, which may mean that the mammoths, for whatever reason, did not choose to remain on Santa Cruz Island, choosing instead to live on the Santa Rosa and San Miguel areas of that larger island, Santarosea. Or perhaps, there are mammoth fossil discoveries yet to be made on Santa Cruz.