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Permafrost: a ticking carbon time bomb


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A 57,000-year-old mummified wolf pup was found in Yukon permafrost. It’s so well preserved that everything but the eyes is intact.


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Russian scientists present ancient puppy found in permafrost

Russian scientists present ancient puppy found in permafrostRussian scientists on Monday showed off a prehistoric puppy, believed to be 18,000 years old, found in permafrost in the country’s Far East. Discovered last year in a lump of frozen mud near the city of Yakutsk, the puppy is unusually well-preserved, with its hair, teeth, whiskers and eyelashes still intact.



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