39,000 Year-Old Woolly Mammoth Showcased in Yokohama

39000 year-old Mammoth showcased in Tokyo
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Yokohama, Japan – Staff members in animal head masks pose in front A 39,000-year-old female mammoth is displayed at an exhibition hall in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, July 12, 2013. The woolly animal was found frozen last May in the New Siberian Islands, also known as Novosibirsk Islands, Siberia. The body is in perfect condition; in fact it is considered the best preserved specimen of a mammoth ever found. A well-preserved sample of blood was found together with the corpse, and scientists claim that it may be used to regrow one of these animals that became extinct around 4000 years ago. (Photo by AFLO)

39000 year-old Mammoth showcased in Tokyo
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Yokohama, Japan – Visitors look at a 39,000-year-old female mammoth is displayed at an exhibition hall in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, July 12, 2013. The mammoth will be on display for tourists and visitors from 13 July until 16 September in Yokohama. (Photo by AFLO)