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Jun 26, 2022

30,000-Year-Old Baby Mammoth Found Almost Perfectly Preserved in Canadian Gold Fields

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The most complete found in North America.


A gold miner found a mummified baby woolly mammoth in the Trʼondëk Hwëchʼin Traditional Territory in Yukon, Canada.

According to a press release from the local government, the female baby mammoth has been named Nun cho ga by the First Nation Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in elders, which translates to “big baby animal” in the Hän language.

Nun cho ga is the most complete mummified mammoth discovered in North America.

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