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"The Yorkshire Mammoth"  
YorkshireMammoth
Author Harry Turtledove
First Appearance Clarke's World #155
Reprinted No
Collected No
Genre(s) Alternate History
Publication date August, 2019

"The Yorkshire Mammoth" is a short story by Harry Turtledove, published in Clarkesworld #155, August, 2019. The story may be found online for the time being. It is set in Spring 1938 in a world where the northern glaciers did not recede to the same extent that they did in the Last Glacial Period of OTL, and so much of northern England remains under ice. Mega-fauna, such as the woolly mammoth, the saber-toothed cat, the dire wolf, etc, did not go extinct on the same schedule as they did in OTL. Further, humans learned the value of domesticating the mammoth, and did not hunt them to extinction. The story is narrated by George Holley, a veterinarian practicing in Yorkshire, who repairs the tusk of a mammoth belonging to a local farmer.

The story is a pastiche of the works of James Herriot.

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