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The 45,000-year-old remains of a giant mammoth could alter known human history

The 45,000-year-old remains of a giant mammoth, discovered in a remote area in central Siberia, threatens to challenge our understanding of human history. Although remarkably well-preserved underneath a permafrost embankment near the Arctic Ocean, the carcass contained several signs of weapon-inflicted trauma, possibly caused by hunters. The discovery, according to the archaeologists, indicates that human…