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Only five or fewer woolly mammoths have been uncovered so extensively in Michigan

After a full day of digging through a soybean field near Chelsea, Mich., researchers at the University of Michigan confirmed a farmer's fairly unusual discovery: a large set of bones belonging to a woolly mammoth.

woolly mammoth was likely 40 years old when it probably was killed by humans.

Farmer finds woolly mammoth bones in Michigan field

A team from UM secured the woolly mammoth bones & tusks uncovered by a farmer in Lima Township in

University of Michigan professor Dan Fisher confirmed the remains were a woolly mammoth

Farmer digs up woolly mammoth bones in Michigan soy field - The Washington Post

Michigan State campus toppled tree at least 350 years old

It may have been a sapling when the Pilgrims landed on Plymouth Rock.

Giant hogweed makes a splash in the media, but is rarely found in Michigan.

Giant Hogweed plant found in Michigan. Causes blisters, blindness, scars. Report if find one.

"The last mammoths died on Wrangel island around 2000 – 2500 BCE -- The remote Arctic island in Siberia is believed to be the final place on Earth to support woolly mammoths as an isolated population until their extinction about 2000 BCE, making them the most recent surviving population known to science." -- via FactDay.com

A Nenets boy touches a mammoth carcass outside the Shemanovsky Museum in Russia. Photograph by Francis Latreille, International Mammoth Committee/National Geographic Weird! I wanna touch it too though!

That's a Fact - The Ice Age

That's a Fact - The Ice Age. Ice sheets, saber-toothed tigers, and wooly mammoths—the Ice Age sounds like a cool time! But what caused it?

Lyuba, the world's best preserved baby mammoth has gone on display in Hong Kong, on loan from the Shemanovsky Museum in Russia. She was found in Siberia in 2007.    Amazing!

In Pictures: Baby mammoth

Lyuba, the world's best preserved baby mammoth has gone on display in Hong Kong, on loan from the Shemanovsky Museum in Russia.

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Handout photo of the detail of the skull of the skeleton of a man found lying prone in the sediments of a lagoon west of Lake Turkana, Kenya, at a place called Nataruk. oldest evidence of human warfare found, Kenya about years ago.

The death of a northern white rhino has left the subspecies on the brink of extinction.

Death of Endangered Northern White Rhino Puts Subspecies on Brink of Extinction

Czech Republic rhinosKenya, the Czech Republic and the San Diego Zoo Safari Park are believed to have the only northern white rhinos left in existence.

Meet Yuka, the 39,000-year-old mummified woolly mammoth scientists want to clone | The Verge

Meet Yuka, the 39,000-year-old mummified woolly mammoth scientists want to clone

TODAY.com: Well-preserved mammoth could be used for cloning

Well-preserved mammoth could be used for cloning

Analysis of the oldest reported trace of human faeces has added weight to the view that Neanderthals ate vegetables

Oldest faeces show Neanderthal diet

Digging at the El Salt site [neanderthals and poop]