An Ancient Foal was found by Scientists in Siberia – Best-Preserved Specimen

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According to Russia’s Northeast Federal University’s scientists team, the foal we are talking about might be about 30,000 to 40,000 years old, and it can lead to significant changes in historical data. The group of scientists believes that the foal in case died at the age of about two months.

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A team of Russian scientist has found in the Siberian permafrost an ancient foal with a perfectly preserved carcass. The fossilized carcass was discovered by the team of scientists in the region of Yakutia. The foal has its hair, skin, tail, and hooves preserved. Another team of scientists has also found in Yakutia fossils of the wooly mammoth in the Siberian permafrost, and now the region of Yakutia has become very popular amongst researchers and scientists.

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According to the team of scientists from Northeast Federal University from Russia, the foal is estimated to be 30,000 to 40,000 years old. They presented their fantastic discovery on Thursday. For animal lovers no matter the epoch, it is sad to hear that the poor foal died at the age of two months based on the tests conducted by the scientists.

The head of the Mammoth Museum which is located in the regional capital of Yakutsk, Semyon Grigoriev could not believe his eyes when he saw the was the fossil was preserved. He stated that the foal found by the team of Russian scientists is the best-preserved one seen to date.

If you think you can find such a fossil yourself, we can give you the place. The finding of the foals took place in the Batagaika center which is a gigantic deep depression in the East Siberian taiga which measures 100 meters or 328 feet. Maybe you can try there.

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