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The Mastodon of the Book of Ether
|Title||The Mastodon of the Book of Ether|
|Publication Type||Magazine Article|
|Year of Publication||1866|
|Magazine||The Latter Day Saints' Millennial Star|
|Date Published||8 December 1866|
|Keywords||Elephant; Ether (Book); External Evidence; Mastodon; Paleontology|
Omer, a descendant of Jared, departed the Jaredite lands to a place by the seashore. His community’s domesticated animals consisted of elephants and other unidentified animals that had perished by the time the Nephites arrived. Pratt muses about the disappearance of these animals and the remnants of curious animals found in New York.
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