Since the discovery, scientists have recovered part of the animal’s skull, the lower jaw, several ribs, and a foot fragment with sinews still intact.
The plan is to create a woolly mammoth-elephant hybrid.
The bones date back 10,000 years, to the end of the last Ice Age.
The animals could play a key role in slowing climate change.
The extinct creature is believed to have roamed the Earth between 10,000 and 15,000 years ago.
Our long-lost friends the mammoths could very well suffer "de-extinction" and begin repopulating certain parts of the planet again. That's good news for mammoths, I guess, but not such great news for the female elephants forced to act as mammoth-hybrid surrogates.
The Nerds join Josh to discuss how scientists could possibly bring back the Woolly Mammoth.
(Story continues below photo.) Mammoth remains found on Wrangel Island in Russia that were used in the study. "We were very
The workers' employer, oil company Rosneft, asked the Khanty-Mansiysk Museum of Nature and Man to confirm the find and finish
"There is the possibility of finding something that's amazing," Insung Hwang, a Sooam scientist who was involved in the autopsy