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Mammoth Mummy Dima
Animal Mummy
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Biographical Information
Clas Unknown
Species Unknown
Age 7-8 months
Sex Female
Length 45 inches
Source
Culture Unknown
Date(s) Discovered in 1977
Site North Eastern Siberia
Current Location
Location
Catalog #

BiographyEdit

The 7-8 month old woolly mammoth calf "Dima" was discovered in 1977. Her body was discovered, frozen and well-preserved, near the Kolyma River in northeastern Siberia.  At death, she weighed about 220lbs and was 41 inches tall and 45 inches long. None of her remains were preserved. (Wikipedia, 2012) 

MummificationEdit

Mamut enano-Beringia rusa-NOAA

Dima

Dima was well-preserved when found. She was frozen in northeastern Siberia. (Wikipedia, 2012)

StudiesEdit

"Radiocarbon dating determined that Dima died about 40,000 years ago." The organs of a mammoth are similar to modern elephants. However, one difference between modern african elephants and woolly mamoths are the size of their ears; a mammoth's ears are only one-tenth the size (Wikipedia, 2012). 

Only four discriptions of woolly mammoths were published. The were published in Europe between 1962 and 1806 (wikipedia, 2012)

External LinksEdit

Unknown. (2012). Woolly mammoth. Wikipedia the free encyclopedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Woolly_mammoth

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