'Zhenya' Mammoth Find In North Russia, Biggest In 100 Years | Russia | Scoop.it
Though he's only 11, Evgeny Salinder has an impressive claim to fame -- especially if he ever wants to become a paleontologist.

 

While traipsing about in North Russia near the Sopkarga polar weather station, young Salinder stumbled across a well-preserved mammoth estimated to be 30,000 years old. The Moscow News reported that it's the biggest mammoth discovery since 1901, and the second-best preserved mammoth find in the history of paleontology.

 

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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/04/zhenya-mammoth-find-russia_n_1940791.html?ncid=edlinkusaolp00000003

 


Via Gust MEES