Scientists dig up perfectly preserved 42,000-year-old horse – with blood and internal organs intact

(Natural News) Is the world ready to enter the gates of a real-life Jurassic – or in this case, Cenozoic – Park? An international team of scientists seems to think so.
The idea stems from an announcement made by scientists working deep in the frozen Siberian tundra concerning the successful extraction of liquid blood from the frozen carcass of a foal that died 42,000 years ago in Siberia’s Verkhoyansk region.
Found embedded in the region’s permafrost, or permanently frozen ground, the young horse’s remains were first discovered in the summer of 2018 by a group of fossil hunters who were looking for prized mammoth tusks inside the massive Batagaika crater.
Perfectly preserved by the area’s frigid environment, the foal’s remains showed no signs of external damage, instead retaining its skin, tail and hooves, as well as the hair on its legs, head and other body parts.
“An autopsy showed the foal carcass was extremely well-preserved, the body even without deformation,” Semyon Grigoriev, lead Russian researcher for the study, said in a statement.
As per the results of the autopsy, the two-week-old foal, the researchers said, likely drowned in mud that later froze into the permafrost.
According to Grigoriev, analysis …

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