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Big piece of skin, is this actual mammoth skin? Seller says it's from Yakutia.


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  • heZZ changed the title to Real mammoth skin?

Short of performing a DNA test, there is no way of verifying this.


Verification by photos is not possible. 

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I've never seen anything like this for sale before but like Tim said a DNA test is really the only way and I'd also be concerned about owning skin of an animal if its not mammoth

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DNA or being the one to dig it up with the bones as to confirm species ID 

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A DNA test may no longer work and where to get the reference material? A C14 radiocarbon dating would be better. The cost is between 200 and 500€ (at least in Germany).

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