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Photos show ancient, intact wolf pup mummy found in Yukon permafrost – Business Insider – Business Insider

A 7-week-old gray wolf pup was in her den in the Canadian Yukon 57,000 years ago when it suddenly collapsed. The animal was killed instantly, but the wolf was frozen intact and buried under permafrost.
The cold meant that the body barely decayed over the subsequent millennia.
“She is complete, with all her soft tissues intact and even her fur. This is a very rare find,” Julie Meachen, a professor of anatomy at Des Moines University, told Business Insider.
Meachen is the lead author of a study about…

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