Cool discovery in Siberia

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  1. Shithead

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    Perfectly preserved cave lion made extinct 10,000 years ago discovered by scientists
    • 10:43, 26 Oct 2015
    • Updated 10:43, 26 Oct 2015
    • By Will Stewart , Will Stewart
    Scientists hope the amazing new discovery may throw light on the reason the creature became extinct


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    Amazing: Scientists hope the discovery will shed light on how the animal became extinct
    This is the face of an extinct cave lion that roamed the snowy wastes of Siberia more than 10,000 years ago.

    The cub is one of two found this summer preserved in near-perfect condition in the permafrost of Russia's largest and coldest region.

    Scientists in the Academy of Sciences of the Sakha Republic, also known as Yakutia, revealed the image today ahead of a major presentation of the remains - seen as a groundbreaking discovery - next month, when initial research findings will also be released.



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    Preserved: The remains of the mysterious animal were found in perfect condition
    Right now, it is unclear if they have obtained high quality genetic material but, if so, it might lead to attempts - as with the woolly mammoth - to bring the cave lion back to life.

    The cave lion roamed the ancient world from the British Isles to northern Europe and Russia.

    It was also found in Alaska and northern Canada, before becoming extinct around 10,000 years ago.

    But the "sensational" remains of the snow-loving big cat preserved in the Siberian ice are said to be far superior to previous discoveries.



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    Prehistoric: The cave lion was alive at the same time as the wooly mammoth, pictured here
    And until now the cave lion's face - as it looked in prehistoric times - had never before been seen.

    The Siberian Times reported that the cave lions are the best preserved ever unearthed - and could be much older than they think.

    Cave lions lived at the same times as the giant woolly mammoth and rhinoceros, which were also wiped off the planet.



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    Questions: Experts hope they can "bring back to life" the cave lion, as they did with the wooly mammoth
    The cave lion is seen as a close relative of the modern Afro-Asiatic lion.

    These new cubs will be unveiled at a presentation to scientists and the international media in Yakutsk which will also include remains of 39,000 year old woolly mammoth Yuka, also found in the same region.
     
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    Cool discovery... Siberia... I see what you did there...
     
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    Awesome
     
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    great find
     
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    Roughly sixty thousand years ago, on the banks of the Euphrates River, I saw a light and a voice cried out to me: "Aaarghh friend martin Aaarghh come to us, friend martin".

    I believe it was a rhinosaucerous. An enormous beast sent by the biavians to tell me something of great value.
     
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    Beef is wishing she had a time machine..."I couldoe save those paw animoes"
     
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    Could you awaken your brothers?
     
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    If they bring it back to life and it's blind I know where it can get "fostered".

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    "Fffffuck. Put me back in the ice cave"

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    Wow, this is really cool. This post makes you the OPPOSITE of a Shithead. Thanks!
     
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    For reasons still unknown to me to this day and what have you, my brothers could not be awaken from their slumber.
     
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