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View from Ice Cave on Ellesmere Island, Nunavut, Canada. --- Image by © Alexandra Kobalenko/All Canada Photos/Corbis

View from Ice Cave on Ellesmere Island, Nunavut, Canada. --- Image by © Alexandra Kobalenko/All Canada Photos/Corbis

5. Ancient plants resurrected from icy gravesEven without the use of genetic research, another ancient biological lifeform was discovered after being freed from a 400-year-old ice tomb, due to the retreating Teardrop Glacier on the Canadian Ellesmere Island.(Photo: Getty)                                     via @AOL_Lifestyle Read more: http://www.aol.com/article/2016/02/06/5-amazing-archaeological-discoveries-preserved-by-nature/21308833/?a_dgi=aolshare_pinterest#slide=3...

5 amazing archaeological discoveries preserved by nature

5. Ancient plants resurrected from icy gravesEven without the use of genetic research, another ancient biological lifeform was discovered after being freed from a 400-year-old ice tomb, due to the retreating Teardrop Glacier on the Canadian Ellesmere Island.(Photo: Getty) via @AOL_Lifestyle Read more: http://www.aol.com/article/2016/02/06/5-amazing-archaeological-discoveries-preserved-by-nature/21308833/?a_dgi=aolshare_pinterest#slide=3...

Photograph by @paulnicklen // Young polar bear cubs, freshly out of the den peek out from behind their mother as she rests on the sea ice near Ellesmere Island, Nunavut.

Photograph by @paulnicklen // Young polar bear cubs, freshly out of the den peek out from behind their mother as she rests on the sea ice near Ellesmere Island, Nunavut.

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Prancing Pair Photograph by Jim Brandenburg, National Geographic In this photo from the June 1988 issue of National Geographic, two Peary caribou flee through the snow on Canada's Ellesmere Island (map). With males averaging just 240 pounds (108 kilograms), Peary caribou are the smallest of the seven caribou subspecies. Overall, reindeer males average 380 pounds (172 kilograms).

Prancing Pair Photograph by Jim Brandenburg, National Geographic In this photo from the June 1988 issue of National Geographic, two Peary caribou flee through the snow on Canada's Ellesmere Island (map). With males averaging just 240 pounds (108 kilograms), Peary caribou are the smallest of the seven caribou subspecies. Overall, reindeer males average 380 pounds (172 kilograms).

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