The carcass of a juvenile woolly rhinoceros, found in permafrost in eastern Siberia, Russia. Photo: Department for the Study of Mammoth Fauna of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) / Reuters The carcass of a juvenile woolly rhinoceros, found in permafrost in eastern Siberia, Russia. Photo: Department for the Study of Mammoth Fauna of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) / Reuters
The carcass of a juvenile woolly rhinoceros, found in permafrost in eastern Siberia, Russia. Photo: Department for the Study of Mammoth Fauna of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) / Reuters
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Young woolly rhino found almost perfectly preserved in the Siberia permafrost

  • Scientists hope to take the carcass to a laboratory for radiocarbon dating next month to get a better sense of when the animal died
  • With most of the animal’s hooves, teeth and internal organs discovered, it is one of the most intact ancient rhinos ever found

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The carcass of a juvenile woolly rhinoceros, found in permafrost in eastern Siberia, Russia. Photo: Department for the Study of Mammoth Fauna of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) / Reuters The carcass of a juvenile woolly rhinoceros, found in permafrost in eastern Siberia, Russia. Photo: Department for the Study of Mammoth Fauna of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) / Reuters
The carcass of a juvenile woolly rhinoceros, found in permafrost in eastern Siberia, Russia. Photo: Department for the Study of Mammoth Fauna of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) / Reuters
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