A Mammoth Runs Through It?



A new well preserved mammoth has been uncovered in Siberia.

“…Wading through the swamps that hundreds of thousands of years later would become eastern Serbia, Vika became stuck, never managing to pull herself free, and eventually died. Now Vika, a mammoth whose skeleton was found perfectly preserved in a crouched position, has been hailed as a “sensational” find despite disputes over her age, species and even sex.

In the millennia since the animal’s death, 27 metres of earth were deposited on her until May when a digger in the Kostolac mine pit, 60 km east of Belgrade, exposed her skeleton….”