Photo by A. Mekheda
SAKHALIFE.RU Recently to the capital of the Republic, Yakutsk from Ust Yana region were delivered the remains of a mammoth discovered last year in the paleontological reserve “Janskiy mammoths” by members of the “Yukagir” clan. The approximate age of the new finding is of 3-4 years. Scientists gave it the name Yuka. In particular entirely well preserved trunk, four legs, trunk and scalp. Currently the filming crew of BBC is working and say will prepare another sensational film about Yakutian mammoths. According to them, if everything goes well, the film will be aired next month.
In the second half of February 2012 the Academy of Sciences of Sakha (Yakutia) with the participation of leading Russian and foreign scientists are planning to conduct a comprehensive research of mammoth YUKA.