A 9,000-year-old bison? Researchers perform autopsy to reveal secrets of ancient animal

November 7, 2014 12:37 PM

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The bison’s heart, blood vessels, and digestive system were all relatively intact.

Three years after members of the Yukagir tribe in northern Siberia stumbled upon the remains of a 9,000-year-old steppe bison, researchers are ready to conduct an autopsy on the well-preserved beast that had been trapped in the frozen ground.

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