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Baby Mammoth Studies Validate Researcher's Techniques

April 20, 2009

baby mammoth Extensive studies of a 40,000-year-old baby mammoth carcass, discovered in Siberia two years ago, validate techniques developed by University of Michigan paleontologist Daniel Fisher for extracting information about prehistoric pachyderms' lives from their teeth and tusks. Full Story

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