Preserved carcass of rare 20,000 to 50,000 year old snow rhinoceros found in Siberia

Surprisingly, most of the internal organs of this snow rhino are still intact. Due to its safest condition, the rhino is considered to be the safest animal found in the region. Snow rhinoceros remains will be taken to the city of ExxonMobil, where scientists will study samples of the remains using radiocarbon analysis. Initially, local scientists believe that the rhino may have lived here 20,000 to 50,000 years ago. Valerie Plutniko, a scientist who initially examined the rhino’s remains, added that the rhino was about 3 to 4 years old at the time of his death and that his death may have been due to drowning.
The strangest thing is that despite the passage of thousands of years, even a small horn is preserved on the nose of this rhinoceros, which rots the fastest under normal conditions.
Scientists say the markings on the horn indicate that the rhino was “using it to eat quickly.” The rhino was first discovered in August by a local resident on the banks of the Tirkhyatakh River. The site is close to where a rhinoceros was discovered in 2014. Researchers named the rhino Sasha and estimated it to be 34,000 years old. In recent years, parts of Siberia have seen major discoveries of the remains of elephants, rhinos, numerous dogs and lion cubs.

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