Photo of a remarkably well-preserved baby mammoth -- at least 10,000 years old -- discovered recently in Siberia.
Credit: Bernard Buigues
Photo shows U-M paleontologist Daniel Fisher on the left, U-M graduate student Adam Rountrey in the middle and Alexei Tikhonov at right. Credit: Bernard Buigues
Carcass of the 4-month-old mammoth, known to researchers as Lyuba, on an examining table in a Russian laboratory.
Credit: Daniel Fisher, University of Michigan. Credit: Bernard Buigues
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Researchers are applying a dilute formalin solution to discourage the further growth of fungi
that colonized the carcass after it eroded out of a Siberian riverbank.
Credit: Daniel Fisher, University of Michigan
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