In the French Lyon at auction for €548 000 sold ancient skeleton of a woolly mammoth. This is the BBC.
The Agency notes that it is the largest exhibit of this kind, which was in private hands.
80% of the skeleton consists of the bones of the animal, and the rest is resin, which ensures the integrity of the exhibit.
This skeleton of a mammoth found in the permafrost zone in Siberia 10 years ago.
Scientists have discovered the teeth of a mammoth traces of rot. This could be one of the reasons for his death: because of problems with teeth he could not eat.
Previously, Mongolian archeologists have discovered a new species of dinosaur, called Halszkaraptor escuilliei.