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The frozen bodies of a young woolly mammoth (Mammuthus primigenius), a wild horse (Equus sp.) and a steppe bison (Bison priscus) were recently found in the northern Yakutia (northeastern Siberia). All specimens have preserved bones, skin and soft tissues. Whereas the woolly mammoth and the...

Boeskorov, G. G.; Potapova, O. R.; Mashchenko, E. N.; Protopopov, A. V.; Kuznetsova, T. V.; Agenbroad, L.; Tikhonov, A. N.
Wiley-Blackwell, Melbourne, Australia
Integrative Zoology, 2014, 9, 4, pp 471-480

The paper presents the first morphological description of the internal organs of a frozen corpse of the steppe bison Bison priscus (Bojanus, 1827) from the Holocene of northern Yakutia. Necropsy revealed that most of the internal organs, including the brain, heart with the main vessels, and...

Serdyuk, N. V.; Potapova, O. R.; Kharlamova, A. S.; Maschenko, E. N.; Kirikov, K. S.; Pavlov, I. S.; Protopopov, A. V.; Plotnikov, V. V.; Kolesov, S. D.; Klimovskii, A. I.
Pleiades Publishing, Moscow, Russia
Doklady Biological Sciences, 2016, 467, 1, pp 89-92
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Russian and South Korean scientists are planning the world's first cloning of a Canadian wood bison before attempting to re-create the extinct steppe bison.

2 December 2016

The arrival of bison in North America marks one of the most successful large-mammal dispersals from Asia within the last million years, yet the timing and nature of this event remain poorly determined. Here, we used a combined paleontological and paleogenomic approach to provide a robust timeline...

Froese, D.; Stiller, M.; Heintzman, P. D.; Reyes, A. V.; Zazula, G. D.; Soares, A. E. R.; Meyer, M.; Hall, E.; Jensen, B. J. L.; Arnold, L. J.; MacPhee, R. D. E.; Shapiro, B.
National Academy of Sciences, Washington DC, USA
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2017, 114, 13, pp 3457-3462

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