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2008-11-18 13:40:27

Scientists have pieced together the skull of an ancient woolly rhinoceros in Europe. Researchers discovered the 53 skull fragments in a gravel pit at the foot of the Kyffhäuser range, near Bad Frankenhausen in Germany around 1900. The mammal was just 12 years old when it died some 460,000 years ago, researchers reported in the journal Quaternary Science Reviews. The extinct mammals reached a length of three-and-a-half meters in adulthood and, unlike their modern relatives, were covered...


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  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
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