9,300-Year-Old Bison Mummy Found in Siberia

November 6, 2014 7:06 PM

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9,300-Year-Old Bison Mummy Found in Siberia

A 9,300-year-old frozen bison mummy has been found in Eastern Siberia, according to a presentation this week at the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology’s Annual Meeting in Berlin.

The still-furry beast is one of the most complete frozen mummies ever found. It literally freezes in time the appearance and anatomy of a steppe bison (Bison priscus), whose species went extinct shortly after the end of the Ice Age.

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