wooley mammoths were gingers?

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wooley mammoths were gingers?

Postby Ernie L » Tue Jul 09, 2013 6:11 am

Finally some color ..Hopefully included in the next jursasic park movie.

Just imagine the scene of a green field full of grazing red haired mammoths !!!

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/ ... oolly.html
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Re: wooley mammoths were gingers?

Postby circumspice » Wed Jul 10, 2013 4:52 am

Is that animal as small as it appears to be? If it was 50-60 years old at the time of death, it must be a mature specimen. How do they account for it's size? Island dwarfism? So many questions, so few answers. :?
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Re: wooley mammoths were gingers?

Postby Ernie L » Wed Jul 10, 2013 7:00 am

circumspice wrote:Is that animal as small as it appears to be? If it was 50-60 years old at the time of death, it must be a mature specimen. How do they account for it's size? Island dwarfism? So many questions, so few answers. :?


I thought the same thing ..but they explain that they only have a portion of the animal.two of the four legs and front part of the body .The rest was above the frozen layer and most likely scavenged by animals ..or Desnovians ha ha ha
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Re: wooley mammoths were gingers?

Postby uniface » Wed Jul 10, 2013 10:03 pm

Their hair color's been known for 100 years+

The Explorers' Club in NYC ate steaks from one found still frozen in Siberia at one of their banquets -- in 1910, if memory serves. Theodore Roosevelt & Co.
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Re: wooley mammoths were gingers?

Postby Ernie L » Thu Jul 11, 2013 1:20 pm

uniface wrote:Their hair color's been known for 100 years+

The Explorers' Club in NYC ate steaks from one found still frozen in Siberia at one of their banquets -- in 1910, if memory serves. Theodore Roosevelt & Co.

Yes of course..how could I have missed it..Looks like Hollywood is Woolly savvy.

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