Discovered fully protected prehistoric cave bears on Russian Arctic island


The fully preserved remains of a prehistoric cave bear have been discovered by a herd of reindeer on a remote island in the Russian Arctic.

Ice Age cave bears were found melting the memafost on the Lyshovsky Islands largest Bolshoi island of Liyakovsky, which is part of the New Siberian Archipelago archipelago from northern Russia. Even the nose and teeth of the bear are intact.

Scientists at Northeastern Federal University in Yakutsk are studying the corpse on a Siberian Times report. Preliminary analysis suggests that the bear is 22,000 and 39,500 years old.

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Previously, scientists were able to discover the bones of cave bears that had been extinct only 15,000 years earlier.

In this undeclared photo released by the North-Eastern Federal University, a head of an ice age cave bear was found on Liakovsky Island, or the Great Lyakhovsky, the largest Bolshoi of the Lyakhovsky Islands, belonging to the New Siberian Archipelago between the Leshev Sea and the East. Siberian Sea in Northern Russia. Herds of reindeer in a Russian Arctic archipelago have found an immaculate preserved corpse of an Ice Age cave bear revealed by the melt pumafrost, with all its internal organs, teeth, and even its nose intact.
(North-Eastern Federal University via AP)

Scientists at Northeastern Federal University formulated this discovery as a basis. In a statement released by the university, researcher Leena Grigorieva emphasized that “this is the first and only discovery of its kind – an entire bear carcass with soft tissues.”

More research will be done on the remains of bears.

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This unannounced photo released by North-Eastern Federal University shows the head of an Ice Age cave bear found on the island of Bolshoi Liyakhovsky.

This unannounced photo released by North-Eastern Federal University shows the head of an Ice Age cave bear found on the island of Bolshoi Liyakhovsky.
(North-Eastern Federal University via AP)

According to the university, a cave bear’s preserved carcass has also been discovered on Yakutia on the Russian mainland. Scientists hope to obtain DNA from the remains.

Their secrets continue to be uncovered in remote areas of Russia. Earlier this year, for example, scientists revealed that a frozen bird found in Siberian permafrost is a 46,000-year-old lark.

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The undeclared photo released by North-Eastern Federal University shows the body of an Ice Age cave bear found on the island of Bolshoi Liakhedsky.

The undeclared photo released by North-Eastern Federal University shows the body of an Ice Age cave bear found on the island of Bolshoi Liaakhiaski.
(North-Eastern Federal University via AP)

Woolen mammoths and other prehistoric remains such as woolly rhinoceroses and cave lion cubs have also been carved into the Siberian permafrost on several occasions.

The Associated Press contributed to this article.

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