Rare Mummified Woolly Mammoth Found In Canadian Gold Mine

A rare mummified mammoth found in a Canadian gold mine

Miners at Klondike Goldfield, the northernmost tip of Canada, dug up the mummified debris of an almost complete baby mammoth and made a rare discovery.

Members of the local Tr’ondek Hwech’in First Nation named the calf Nunchoga. This means “baby big animal”.

Paleontologist Grant Zazura said the little tyco that holds the skin and hair is “one of the most beautiful and incredibly mummified ice age animals ever discovered in the world.” Told.

“I’m excited to know more about her,” he said in a statement.

The body of a baby mammoth was found during the excavation of a permafrost south of Dawson City in the Yukon Territory, Canada, which borders Alaska, USA.