You love to watch them in Hollywood blockbusters like Ice Age and 10,000 BC, but woolly mammoths -- those magnificent yet shy members of the pachyderm family -- need more than your entertainment dollars. They also need protection!
Did you know that April 1, 2008 is International Save the Woolly Mammoths Day?
Think about it: * Woolly mammoths evolved to thrive under "ice age" conditions. Guess what? This makes them especially vulnerable to climate change.
* Woolly mammoths that have remained safe in their Arctic habitat for eons are constantly being discovered in a perilously thawed state.
* Incredibly, woolly mammoths are not protected by the Endangered Species Act, even though naturalists haven't sighted a live specimen in the wild for at least 3,500 years.
* Full-grown woolly mammoths had no natural enemies -- until some humans with brains bigger than their bellies figured out how send entire herds of them over cliffs.
* Honestly -- have you ever seen anything cuter than a baby woolly mammoth?
PLEASE! Sign our petition to protect woolly mammoths before it's too late. And tell your friends to help save the big, furry beasts as well.
Join our petition drive here