Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Baby mammoth goes on display in UK

A perfectly preserved baby mammoth which died 42,000 years ago has been unveiled at the Natural History Museum in London.
Named Lyuba by the Siberian deer herder who discovered her in 2007, the specimen is 130cm tall and weighs 50kg.
Palaeontologist Prof Adrian Lister described seeing her for the first time as an "incredible experience".
Transported in a box that was opened on Monday, the juvenile female mammoth looked almost intact.
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