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Frozen bird turns out to be 46,000-year-old horned lark

February 22, 2020 - General

Scientists have recovered DNA from a well-preserved horned lark found in Siberian permafrost. The results can contribute to explaining the evolution of sub species, as well as how the mammoth steppe transformed into tundra, forest and steppe biomes at the end of the last Ice Age.

The 46,000-year-old horned lark found in Siberia
[Credit: Love Dalen]
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