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High Tibet May Have Been Starting Point For Cold-Adapted Mammals
2014-06-11 10:14:47

A new study has identified a three- to five-million-year-old Tibetan fox from the Himalayan Mountains that is a possible ancestor to the Arctic fox living today.

Woolly Mammoths And Other Megafauna Suffered From A Loss Of Plant Diversity
2014-02-06 09:29:49

Scientists have put forth many theories on why woolly mammoths and other large animals went extinct around 10,000 years ago, from the devastating effects of a comet impact to overhunting by humans.

Study Finds Culprits To Ice Age Mammal Extinctions
2011-11-02 13:30:15

A research team involving over 40 academic institutions around the world is trying to tackle the question of what caused extinctions in the Ice Age.

Scientists Unearth Oldest Woolly Rhino In Tibet
2011-09-02 08:33:57

A 3.6-million-year-old woolly rhinoceros fossil discovered in Tibet in 2007 indicates that some giant mammals may have evolved in the Tibetan highlands before the beginning of the Ice Age.

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2010-09-07 10:42:12

A team made up of members of the University of Oviedo (UO) and the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM) have gathered together all findings of the woolly mammoth, the woolly rhinoceros and the reindeer in the Iberian Peninsula to show that, although in small numbers, these big mammals, prehistoric indicators of cold climates, already lived in this territory some 150,000 years ago.

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2009-06-18 11:10:00

According to new radiocarbon dating evidence, woolly mammoths lived in Britain as recently as 14,000 years ago.

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2008-11-18 13:40:27

Scientists have pieced together the skull of an ancient woolly rhinoceros in Europe.

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2008-11-05 10:25:00

The remnants of an Ice Age rhinoceros have been discovered by a five-year-old girl at a Gloucestershire, England water park.


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obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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