A severed head of an Ice Age wolf was found on the summer of 2018 in the Abyisky district in the north of Yakutia in Siberia.
It is 40cm long, nearly twice the size of the modern grey wolf.
The head still has fur, fangs, a tongue and even an intact brain providing much new information for scientists to research the ancient species.
The specimen has recently been revealed in an exhibition in Tokyo.
More dramatic images of the severed head of the Pleistocene wolf discovered in Siberia in the summer of 2018. It was preserved in the permafrost for over 30,000 years. See link for image credits https://t.co/7qUcFITuiC pic.twitter.com/jXTAk0lZLj— The Ice Age (@Jamie_Woodward_) June 13, 2019
Severed 16-inch head of a giant Ice Age wolf - nearly TWICE the size of its modern-day descendants - is found amazingly preserved in Siberian permafrost after 40,000 years pic.twitter.com/tMgZUnsl2W— Nico Spalato (@NikeSpalato) June 12, 2019
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