While you likely know at least a bit about mammoths and mastodons, those proboscideans from the days of yore, can you say the same when it comes to another family of now extinct tuskers, the gomphotheres?

The recently released Palaeocast Episode 77 takes up the natural history of the gomphotheres of South America with the aid of Dr Dimila Mothé of the Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.