Baby Mammoth Mummy

Christopher Sloan


Frozen in Time: A Prehistoric Animal’s Journey into the 21st Century

Yuri Khudi guided his sled closer to the riverbank.  He couldn’t believe his eyes.  What had looked like just another frozen carcass turned out to be an extraordinary discovery: a perfectly preserved baby mammoth.  Thanks to Yuri, baby Lyuba was soon delivered into the protective care of a team of mammoth experts and scientists who were bursting with questions.  Readers become eye witnesses to the investigation into this Ice Age treasure.  Learn about radiocarbon dating, find out what secrets CT scans revealed, and discover how an autopsy helped uncover answers about Lyuba’s untimely death.  From the high-tech world of the 21st century, journey back 42,000 years to Lyuba’s Ice Age home and ponder theories about why mammoths disappeared.

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2011, Hardcover, 48 pages

ISBN 9781426308659

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