46,000-year-old bird discovered frozen in Siberia - News Summed Up

46,000-year-old bird discovered frozen in Siberia


The bird, identified as a horned lark, was found by miners in permafrost - ground that remains completely frozen for at least two years - in Siberia. Scientists have been given a rare look into an animal's past with the discovery of a 46,000-year-old bird. The bird, identified as a horned lark, was found by miners in permafrost - ground that remains completely frozen for at least two years - in Siberia. In the past the likes of mammoths, woolly rhinoceroses, horses, bisons and wolverines, have been discovered in permafrost sites in the Arctic. In 2019, an 18,000-year-old puppy was discovered in permafrost in Siberia.


Source: Stuff February 21, 2020 18:45 UTC



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