Autopsy of 9000-year-old bison


Article by Sarah Griffiths:

From the article above:

“The discovery has an enormous value for scientists since it is the best preserved bison ever found,” said Albert Protopopov, chief of the Mammoth Fauna Research Department of the Yakutian Academy of Sciences.

He told The Siberian Times: “We have ascertained that the bison lived 9,000 years ago, at the very beginning of the Holocene epoch and died aged approximately four.

By that time, many mammoths had died here, but the bison still lived.”

Earlier article by Anastasia Longinova:


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