Animals alive today are but a fraction of all that have been before our time. We are continually discovering species of animals long since vanished form the fact of the earth. The mammoth is notable the among fossilized remains that have been found frozen in the ice of northern Siberia. In France this drawing of a mammoth was found, evidently sketched by a man living in that time.
Winchell, Alexander Sketches of Creation (New York, NY: Harper & Brothers, 1870)