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Mammoth bones found in Akmola region

Mammoth bones found in Akmola region
A mammoth bone was found in Bulandy district of Akmola region, the regional center for protection and use of historical and cultural heritage reports.
According to the center’s specialists, the mammoth’s body was found on the banks of the Arshaly River, which flows near the village of Budennovka in the Novobratsk rural district. He was accidentally found by a local resident of the village, Valery Dubovik, and later reported to the relevant authorities. Director of the regional center for protection and use of historical and cultural heritage Serik Iskakov and specialists visited the site of the mammoth’s body.
According to the specialists of the regional center for protection and use of historical and cultural heritage, the accidental discovery will allow scientists and researchers to be interested in the research process and a comprehensive study of animal habitats.
It should be noted that earlier the bones of giant animals were found in Zerenda, Shortandy, Zhaksy and Tselinograd districts. The bone found this time may be the bone of a mammoth that lived 10,000 years ago. Its length is 1.5 meters. Thickness of 30 cm is well preserved.
Now the mammoth’s bones have been handed over to the Akmola regional museum of local lore for a consistent and detailed study.
SOURCE OF INFORMATION: KAZAKH INFORMATION

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