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Frozen Calf May Explain Mammoths' Extinction

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posted on Jan, 4 2008 @ 01:35 PM
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Frozen Calf May Explain Mammoths' Extinction


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Frozen in much the state it died some 37,500 years ago, a Siberian mammoth undergoing tests in Japan could finally explain why the beasts were driven to extinction — and shed light on climate change, scientists said Friday.

The calf, unearthed in May by a reindeer herder in northern Siberia's remote Yamal-Nenets autonomous region, is virtually intact and even has some fur, though the tail and ear of the animal dubbed "Lyuba" were apparently bitten off.

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posted on Jan, 4 2008 @ 01:35 PM
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Called the best preserved frozen mammoth found to date, this baby mammoth is slated for analysis of the stomach contents and also the tiny samples of air in the lungs to try to explain the climate change that were happening at the time of its death.

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