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Huesos de mamut hallados en Changis-sur-Marne, Francia

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A rare, near-complete mammoth skeleton has been unearthed near Paris

You know what's rare? Woolly mammoth skeletons. You know what's even rarer? Beautifully preserved, near-complete, French woolly mammoth skeletons. Archaeologists just dug up the latter. Dubbed "Helmut" by the archaeologists who discovered it, the specimen was encountered accidentally during an unrelated excavation at the Changis-sur-Marne riverbank, about 30 miles northeast of Paris. According to the Associated Press, it's only the third mammoth to be discovered in France in the last 150…

from io9

A rare, near-complete mammoth skeleton has been unearthed near Paris

A rare, near-complete woolly mammoth skeleton (dubbed "Helmut")has been unearthed accidentally during an unrelated excavation at the Changis-sur-Marne riverbank, about 30 miles northeast of Paris.This specimen dates back between 200,000 and 500,000 years.

Mammoth skeleton accidentally discovered in October 2012 during excavation of an ancient Roman site near Paris.

Un mammouth géant découvert sur les rives de la Marne près de Paris. Le squelette presque complet d'un mammouth laineux, ayant vécu entre 200 000 et 50 000 ans avant notre ère, vient d'être mis au jour dans une carrière de Changis-sur-Marne, en Seine-et-Marne. Une découverte exceptionnelle.

Vue zénithale du squelette de mammouth en cours de fouille à Changis-sur-Marne (Seine-et-Marne), 2012.L'animal aurait vécu entre 200 000 et .50 000 avant notre ère,il est le 3° mammouth retrouvé en France. Paléolithique..