This 40,000-Year-Old Wolf Head Was Found in Siberian Permafrost
Permafrost thaw is causing a surge of incredible paleontological discoveries. It’s also one of the most dangerous byproducts of the climate crisis.
Climate Change Killed the ‘Siberian Unicorn,’ Study Says
This Eurasian giant weighed 7,700 pounds and likely had the largest horn of any rhino, extinct or living.
Scientists Discover Hidden Asteroid Crater Under a Mile of Greenland Ice
Research partially funded by Carlsberg beer company found an asteroid impact underneath Greenland’s Hiawatha Glacier.
The 65-Year-Old Tale of Mystery Meat Believed to Come From a Woolly Mammoth
A 65-year-old mystery surrounding the origin of some meat—believed to be the flesh of a mammoth or giant sloth—has once and for all been solved.
Humans Were Living in the Arctic 15,000 Years Earlier Than We Thought
Woolly mammoth bones peg our arrival at about 45,000 years ago.
DNA Analysis Reveals the Role of Climate Change in Mammoth Extinction
Pleistocene megafauna could handle cooling periods, but global warming was another story.
Cloning the Woolly Mammoth
The Mission to Clone the Woolly Mammoth
Whether or not we can clone a mammoth is the simpler question. The big one is: should we?
Ben Makuch and Xavier Aaronson
Mammoths, Mastodons, and a Giant Armadillo Dug Out of a Venezuelan Oil Field
Giant Armadillos, early spearheads, and a brand new species are just some of the insane specimens recently dug up in Venezuela.
Is It a Good Idea to Revive Extinct Species, Jurassic Park-Style?
Some scientists say no, others say yes. The 10 year-old in all of us wants to see a live wooly mammoth.
An 11-year-old kid from Siberia just discovered the best-preserved woolly mammoth in over a century. Spoiler: It was killed by humans.
Adam Clark Estes
An 11-Year Old Discovered the Best-Preserved Wooly Mammoth in a Century, and It Was Killed by Humans
Jenya must be the luckiest boy in all of Siberia. The 11-year old was walking around on the tundra, probably listening to some Skrillex on his 2nd-generation iPod, when he stumbled upon some strange appendages jutting out of the permafrost. These weren...
Adam Clark Estes