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Ancient mummified wolf cub in Canada 'lived 56,000 years ago'


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A complete mummified wold cub aged 56,000-57,000 years was discovered in Northern Canada.

 

"Scientists now say the cub, of which the hide, hair and teeth are intact, is "the most complete wolf mummy known".

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-55409689

 

https://www.newscientist.com/article/57000-57000-year-old-mummified-wolf-pup-discovered-in-canadian-permafrost/

 

 

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I was reading this on CBC yesterday, and what is truly a happy story is that it brought together the mining community, First Nations, and paleontologists. 

 

Here is the article, which has a few different photos and some additional information: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/yukon-ice-age-wolf-pup-research-paper-1.5847730

 

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