The head of a 40,000-year-old beast remains intact in Siberia

The first part of prehistoric beasts is well protected to the point that the inner brain after tens of millennia is still not decomposed.

According to the Daily Star, scientists said the first half-meter-long beast belonged to a prehistoric wolf . It was found near the Tirekhtyakh river, Siberia region, Russia by Pavel Efimov, a local resident, in the summer of 2018 but so far the scientific world has just announced.

Picture 1 of The head of a 40,000-year-old beast remains intact in Siberia
Early prehistoric beasts were discovered in Siberia.

Picture 2 of The head of a 40,000-year-old beast remains intact in Siberia
Researchers are analyzing the first part of the prehistoric wolf.

Japanese experts determined the beast died about 40,000 years ago. Thanks to being buried under cold ice, the head and brain are almost intact.

"This is the unique discovery of prehistoric wolf monsters that still has intact tissue," said Dr. Albert Protopopov.

Scientists say the beast is much larger than today's wolves. Its first part was half the size of today's wolves. In addition, prehistoric beasts also possess thick fur like mammoths and giant fangs.

The cause of the buried wolf head has yet to be explained. One theory is that this is the reward of a prehistoric hunter. However, it was quickly rejected because humans began to live in northern Russia 32,500 years ago, while the time of the wolf's head was about 40,000 years.

Experts at the Swedish Museum of Natural History will conduct an examination of the DNA of a prehistoric beast, the Siberian Times reported.

"Scientists will compare it to the current wolf to learn how wolves evolve and reproduce the appearance of prehistoric beasts , " Dr. Protopopov said.

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