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Cave lion cub dating back to more than 28,000 years ago found in near perfect condition in frozen Siberia

Researchers say a cave lion cub believed to be the best preserved ice age animal ever discovered dates back to more than 28,000 years ago. A study published in the journal Quaternary details the discovery of two mummified baby cave lions in the Siberian Arctic by local mammoth tusk collectors in 2017 and 2018. The […]

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Microscopic organism has wriggled back to life after spending 24,000 years in Siberian deep freeze

A microscopic organism has wriggled back to life and reproduced after lying frozen in the vast permafrost lands of north-eastern Siberia for 24,000 years. Russian scientists found the tiny ancient animal, called the bdelloid rotifer, in soil taken from the river Alazeya in Russia‚Äôs region of Yakutia in the far north. The bdelloid rotifer, a […]