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Precious find

Our junior reporters met Lyuba, the woolly mammoth, in the International Financial Centre last Saturday. Check out what they learned ...

The exhibit

Wednesday, 18 April, 2012, 12:00am

Mammoth mummy makes HK debut

Five men lifted Lyuba from her storage box. Hands sheathed in white gloves, they gingerly raised the 42,000-year-old remains of the woolly mammoth calf at a storage facility in Chai Wan yesterday.

'She feels hard, not soft at all,' said Thomas Yuen, the managing director of Michelle Art Services, who is more used to handling works of art than mummified corpses.

11 Apr 2012 - 12:00am


The Oldest Mummies In The World

World, 1.40am

14 Nov 2002 - 12:00am

Line of fire

ORLANDO ABINION doesn't fear the dead, 'only the living'. Which is why the archaeologist has devoted his life to unearthing the mysteries of the Philippines' forgotten fire mummies and protecting the sacred sites from looters.

18 Oct 2002 - 12:00am