Mummified Bison That Went Extinct 9,300 Years Ago Discovered In Frozen Siberia (PHOTO)

November 6, 2014 10:13 PM

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Researchers found the frozen mummy of a Bison priscus, or Steppe bison, that died 9,300 years ago in Eastern Siberia.

The fascinating find is the most complete frozen mummy of a Steppe bison ever discovered, the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology reported. It was uncovered in the Yana-Indigirka Lowland and a necropsy was performed to determine how the animal lived and died at the end of the Ice Age.

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