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WATCH: 18,000-year-old 'puppy' found in near perfect condition


Scientists in Eastern Russia have discovered an 18,000-year-old puppy perfectly preserved in ice. As the permafrost melts, more and more discoveries are being made in this remote part of the world. RT America's Trinity Chavez has the story.

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▶️ Scientists unveiled Monday, December 2, an 18,000-year-old puppy found preserved in permafrost in eastern Russia.
An 18-thousand-year-old puppy found preserved in permafrost in eastern Russia has been presented to the media for the first time. The puppy was discovered in the summer of 2018 and is believed to be the oldest canine discovered in the area. (Dec. 2)
In Siberia, Russia, underneath the permafrost, a very well preserved pup has been found. Scientists estimate the mummy, dubbed ‘Drogo,' is 18,000 years old. It was so well kept, even its whiskers and fur were in tact. Recently, Eastern Russia has become a gold mine of sorts for finding ancient animals, including woolly mammoths and a woolly rhinoceros. But as InsideEdition.com's Stephanie Officer asks, is this latest discovery a dog, or a wolf?
Scientists in Russia display a puppy found preserved in permafrost in eastern Siberia believed to be 18,000 years old. It was found remarkably well-preserved with fur, teeth and even whiskers. Radiocarbon dating was carried out by Swedish scientists. (Dec. 2)

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