Distantly related to elephants and mammoths, mastodons share many characteristics including a large body, four thick legs, a long trunk and large tusks. Like mammoths, they have small ears and a shaggy coat of fur. However, unlike elephants and mammoths, they lack a steep forehead and prominent shoulder hump. Mastodons have flat heads and deep chests, and their legs are shorter and they are smaller overall than mammoths.
Length – 14.75 ft. (4.5 meters)
Height – 10 ft. (3 meters) at the shoulder
Weight – 9900 lbs. (4500 kg)