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Mammoth Display

A frozen mammoth, believed to have lived around 18,000 years ago, has just gone on exhibit at the World Expo in Japan. The head, tusks and front leg are preserved inside a giant refrigerator, in what is being called the most successful excavation and display of such an animal. The creature, now extinct, was dug up from the Siberian tundra."We would like as many people as possible to take a look at this mammoth and think about the past and the future of human beings," Toshio Nakamura, secretary-general of the exposition told AFP.Scientists are now considering trying to clone the animal from its remains. Read more at Discovery.com(1).

1. http://dsc.discovery.com/news/afp/20050314/mammoth.html

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