Woolly mammoth

'Extinct' woolly mammoth may be back to Earth in two years – Know how

'Extinct' woolly mammoth may be back to Earth in two years – Know how

A team of scientists from Harvard University is producing a hybrid woolly mammoth embryo using DNA from specimens found frozen in Siberian ice.

Feb 17, 2017, 14:30 PM IST
Ancient people conquered the Arctic at least 45,000 years ago

Ancient people conquered the Arctic at least 45,000 years ago

The frozen carcass of a woolly mammoth found in Siberia with unmistakable signs of spear wounds is providing evidence that people inhabited Arctic regions thousands of years earlier than previously known.

Jan 15, 2016, 13:21 PM IST
Farmer discovers remains of woolly mammoth in US

Farmer discovers remains of woolly mammoth in US

In a surprising find, a farmer has stumbled upon the partial skeleton of a woolly mammoth, which may have lived about 12-13,000 years ago, in a field in Michigan.

Oct 04, 2015, 18:36 PM IST
Humans drove gigantic ancient mammals to extinction

Humans drove gigantic ancient mammals to extinction

Early humans, not climate change, were the dominant cause of the extinction of a variety of species of giant beasts.

Aug 14, 2015, 13:18 PM IST

Genome sequencing brings woolly mammoth clones closer

Scientists have moved a step closer to bringing the woolly mammoth back to life, after they identified extensive genetic changes that allowed the extinct giant animals to adapt to Arctic life.

Jul 05, 2015, 15:21 PM IST

Woolly mammoth's DNA reveals poignant story of extinction

Scientists have sequenced and analyzed the complete high-quality genomes of two woolly mammoths, which revealed poignant story of their extinction.

Apr 24, 2015, 14:21 PM IST

Scientists one step closer to recreating woolly mammoth

Scientists are one step closer to recreating the DNA of woolly mammoth, it has been reported.

Mar 23, 2015, 13:37 PM IST

Inbreeding may have led to extinction of woolly mammoth

Inbreeding coupled with a changing climate may have pushed the woolly mammoth into ultimate extinction, a new study suggests.

Apr 26, 2014, 10:26 AM IST

Inbreeding led to extinction of woolly mammoth: Study

Researchers have suggested that neck ribs in woolly mammoths can provide clues about their decline and eventual extinction.

Mar 26, 2014, 13:35 PM IST

Climate change responsible for woolly mammoth`s extinction: Study

Researchers have found that climate change, instead of hunting by humans, was responsible for the extinction of the woolly mammoth.

Sep 11, 2013, 21:25 PM IST

Woolly mammoth found frozen for 39000 years to be displayed in Japan

An almost perfectly conserved frozen mammoth was presented to the media in Yokohama on Tuesday.

Jul 11, 2013, 22:09 PM IST

Woolly mammoths wiped out by climate change after cosmic impact: Study

A new research has found evidence of a major cosmic event near the end of the Ice Age, which resulted in a climate change that forced many species, including woolly mammoths, to die.

May 21, 2013, 12:18 PM IST

Dinosaurs may be brought back to life

Even though dinosaurs have been long extinct, bringing them back to life might be possible.

Mar 16, 2013, 14:49 PM IST

Perfectly-preserved woolly mammoth skeleton unearthed near Paris

A well conserved skeleton of a woolly mammoth Helmut from at least 200,000 years ago has been dug up near Paris, it has been revealed.

Nov 08, 2012, 16:10 PM IST

Boy finds intact carcass of woolly mammoth

A neighbourhood adventure has led a 11-year-old Russian boy to discover remains of a 30,000-year-old nearly intact woolly mammoth complete with skin, hair, bones and even reproductive organs.

Oct 05, 2012, 14:35 PM IST

`Mammoth graveyard uncovered in Serbia`

The world’s first collective graveyard of a herd of mammoths has been discovered at the excavation site for coal in Serbia.

Jun 15, 2012, 14:22 PM IST

Climate change led to mammoth extinction in Russia

Prehistoric hunters are not to blame for mammoths becoming extinct in Russia`s far eastern region, a new joint Russian-American study has said.

Jun 13, 2012, 10:33 AM IST

`Mammoths’ extinction caused by human activity`

The last known population of woolly mammoths died out likely because of human activity or environmental factors.

Mar 24, 2012, 14:20 PM IST

Woolly mammoth to be brought back to life?

Scientists have claimed that within five years the extinct woolly mammoth could be brought back to life from the bone marrow of the species.

Dec 04, 2011, 13:09 PM IST

Humans, climate change `killed Ice Age mammals`

Both humans and climate change were responsible for the mass extinction of iconic Ice Age mammals 50,000 years ago.

Nov 04, 2011, 12:17 PM IST