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Preserved in the ice for 10,000 years: Ginger-haired baby mammoth shows signs of death struggle
UK Daily Mail ^ | April 4, 2012 | Rob Waugh

Posted on 04/04/2012 2:45:19 PM PDT by C19fan

A ginger-haired mammoth baby found in Siberia could have been snatched by hungry human hunters from the jaws of a lion 10,000 years ago. The body of the beast - the first ever found with its distinctive 'strawberry blonde' hair - has been described as being of 'huge' significance. It's could be evidence that ancient humans attacked and fed on mammoths in Siberia, with the body of 'Yuka' showing wounds consistent with an attack by lions AND people.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Science
KEYWORDS: godsgravesglyphs; mammoth; mammoths; mastodon; mastodons
Amazing how well preserved it is. Clone it now!
1 posted on 04/04/2012 2:45:28 PM PDT by C19fan
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To: C19fan

And where is the obligatory Helen Thomas photo?


2 posted on 04/04/2012 2:51:40 PM PDT by bleach (If I agreed with you, we would both be wrong.)
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To: C19fan
Heck with that. Fire up the grill!

/johnny

3 posted on 04/04/2012 2:53:08 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: bleach

Baby mammoths are much cuter than Helen Thomas, hee hee.


4 posted on 04/04/2012 2:53:38 PM PDT by C19fan
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To: JRandomFreeper

Give a man a mammoth, feed him for a day (OK, a month). Teach him to clone a mammoth...


5 posted on 04/04/2012 2:56:22 PM PDT by Gil4 (Sometimes it's not low self-esteem - it's just accurate self-assessment.)
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To: C19fan

it’s a redhead - not a ‘ginger’ .

“ginger” is a derogatory term for redheads in the homosexual community that usually implies a degree of craziness or mental instability.


6 posted on 04/04/2012 3:03:27 PM PDT by blueplum
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To: C19fan

7 posted on 04/04/2012 3:03:59 PM PDT by Beowulf9
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To: C19fan

Looks like the poor bastard has fleas.


8 posted on 04/04/2012 3:04:09 PM PDT by goseminoles
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To: goseminoles

Needs a bath as well.

Looks like the poor bastard has fleas.


9 posted on 04/04/2012 3:05:38 PM PDT by Dacula (OMG - Obama Must Go)
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To: JRandomFreeper

“Heck with that. Fire up the grill!”

I believe that mammoth meat was actually served at a Russian scientific conference in the early 20th century.

I am almost certain that I will live to see a baby wooly mammoth walking around, maybe in a zoo or circus, and I will gladly pay to see it.


10 posted on 04/04/2012 3:35:49 PM PDT by The Antiyuppie ("When small men cast long shadows, then it is very late in the day.")
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To: blueplum
derogatory term for redheads in the homosexual community

a) You seem to know a lot about it.

b) Why are you giving queers the power to decide your language?

c) It's also a common British term for so-called 'redheads'.

/johnny

11 posted on 04/04/2012 3:58:36 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: The Antiyuppie
It was served to Russian scientists in the 20th century when they found the first flash-frozen one.

Natl. Geographic had an article about that discovery back when they did science, instead of global warming and political correctness.

/johnny

12 posted on 04/04/2012 4:01:21 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: C19fan

Bush did it.......


13 posted on 04/04/2012 4:06:14 PM PDT by jmax
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To: Beowulf9

The image you posted of the mammoths is very typical of mammoth depictions. What I have never understood is how such large creatures kept from starving on those arctic golf courses.


14 posted on 04/04/2012 4:36:29 PM PDT by fso301
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To: JRandomFreeper

a) I’m a redhead, and I’m heretosexual, I don’t like the term ‘ginger’. I have a right to object to derogatory labels.

b) Keeping derogatory homosexual american (or british) slang out of “accepted” hetero vocabulary by pointing it out is the point; to ignore it IS to allow homosexuals to dictate “accepted” words in my speech

c) Red hair is genetically predominant in England especially, so even if the word is ‘english slang’ as you claim, I seriouslydoubt the majority population red-headed Brits ever considered it meant as a very-derogatory term to describe themselves as ‘crazy’, as “ginger” is now used and defined within the homosexual community.

below is a list of most of the ‘british slang’ words I grew up hearing and using as a child in a London suburb to refer to people.

http://www.effingpot.com/people.shtml


15 posted on 04/04/2012 8:46:36 PM PDT by blueplum
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To: blueplum
I'm a 'redhead' and I'm a celibate, these days. I've got grandkids, so once upon a time I was doing something correctly, reproductively speaking.

Labels only apply to those that care about them.

I wouldn't say ginger is an enlish slang, inasmuch as I've heard it used repeatedly by British scientists on British documentaries dealing with archeaology.

And from my readings from the 18th, 19th, and early 20th centuries.

'Methinks the lady doth protest too much.'

Stay out of the sun, wear sunscreen, and floppy hats. Skin cancer kills light-skinned ginger-haired folks.

/johnny

16 posted on 04/04/2012 10:57:21 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: JRandomFreeper
And from my readings from the 18th, 19th, and early 20th centuries.

well, I'm quite glad you didn't say the 15th century, because, if the cite below is to be believed, apparently Spain didn't introduce Europe (and the English) to ginger until the 16th century.

and just to belabor a strawman since I'm bored, ginger as a fresh root is green or yellowish green. Powdered ginger is dull light yellow. While it is a delightful spice, both enticing and calming, there is nothing 'red' about ginger in the least - in fact, it would be better served as a blond descriptive, as in "ginger-haired Swedes" ;)

http://doloresmonet.hubpages.com/hub/Ginger---GingerIsHotGingerisRefreshing--GingersGoodForYou

17 posted on 04/05/2012 12:37:02 AM PDT by blueplum
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To: C19fan

Might not need to clone it.

If it’s female, there might be eggs...


18 posted on 04/05/2012 12:41:07 AM PDT by djf (Obama - the "OJ verdict" of presidents!!)
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To: C19fan; TigersEye; Free ThinkerNY; Renfield; StayAt HomeMother; Ernest_at_the_Beach; decimon; ...

 GGG managers are SunkenCiv, StayAt HomeMother & Ernest_at_the_Beach
Thanks C19fan. Looks like this one one the race. To all -- please ping me to other topics which are appropriate for the GGG list.


19 posted on 04/06/2012 12:27:02 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (FReepathon 2Q time -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: The Antiyuppie
I am almost certain that I will live to see a baby wooly mammoth ... and I will gladly pay to see it.

I'll pay even more to be able to barbecue some of those steaks.

20 posted on 04/06/2012 12:30:56 PM PDT by ElkGroveDan (My tagline is in the shop.)
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I goofed up the earlier attempt:
21 posted on 04/06/2012 12:45:54 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (FReepathon 2Q time -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: ElkGroveDan
My guess is that those steaks would be on the “gamey” side.

Now if we clone it, maybe the meat would be OK.

22 posted on 04/06/2012 12:51:45 PM PDT by Ditter
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To: blueplum

ginger has uses other than culinary, possibly leading to the
terminology..


23 posted on 04/06/2012 1:05:22 PM PDT by RitchieAprile
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To: Ditter
Now if we clone it, maybe the meat would be OK.

I believe that's what we were talking about.

24 posted on 04/06/2012 1:38:53 PM PDT by ElkGroveDan (My tagline is in the shop.)
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To: ElkGroveDan

It didn’t sound that way to me. LOL! Wasn’t some kind of animal of this sort found frozen and the meat was cooked and served at a banquet a number of years ago? Maybe in Russia or Poland? I remember being grossed out at the though.


25 posted on 04/06/2012 2:03:45 PM PDT by Ditter
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To: Ditter

Russian zoologist Alexei Tikhonov.

http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/articles/2555/prehistoric-meat-up


26 posted on 04/06/2012 2:20:18 PM PDT by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: jjotto; ElkGroveDan

See there my old memory is not completely gone......... now where did I leave my car keys.......:)


27 posted on 04/06/2012 2:34:17 PM PDT by Ditter
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To: C19fan

The sidebar story about the woman gravy-wrestling champ getting clocked with a monkey wrench is also interesting.


28 posted on 04/06/2012 2:37:55 PM PDT by PLMerite (Shut the Beyotch Down! Burn, baby, burn!)
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To: Ditter
The Antiyuppie: I am almost certain that I will live to see a baby wooly mammoth ... and I will gladly pay to see it.

ElkgroveDan: I'll pay even more to be able to barbecue some of those steaks.

29 posted on 04/06/2012 3:20:42 PM PDT by ElkGroveDan (My tagline is in the shop.)
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To: C19fan
According to experts at UF, these are bones from a mammoth's leg. It seems quite a few of them have been found in Florida. These were dug up while constructing a pond.


30 posted on 04/06/2012 9:21:06 PM PDT by Alice in Wonderland
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