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Baby Woolly Mammoth ‘a bit rubbish’ complain scientists

‘Once we thawed it out, we realised it was just a hairy elephant,’ said researcher Daniel Fisher. ‘It’s a major disappointment.’

The 40,000-year-old baby mammoth, named Lyuba, was discovered in Siberia and is a perfect specimen. ‘It might be perfect,’ moaned Alexei Tikhonov of the Russian Zoological Institute, ‘but all it does is just lie there on the table. We tried prodding it but nothing happened.’

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Posted: Dec 10th, 2009
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