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This photo taken in  Aug. 2020 shows the carcass of a woolly rhino, taken in Yakutia, The well-preserved carcass with most of its internal organs still intact was released by permafrost in August and scientists hope to transport it to the lab for studies next month. (Valery Plotnikov/Mammoth Fauna Study Department at the Academy of Sciences of Yakutia via AP)

Well-preserved Ice Age woolly rhino found in Siberia

Dec. 30, 2020 2:08 PM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — A well-preserved Ice Age woolly rhino with many of its internal organs still intact has been recovered from permafrost in Russia's extreme north. Russian media reported Wednesday that the carcass was revealed by melting permafrost in Yakutia in August. Scientists are waiting for ice roads in...

In this undated handout photo provided by the Ministry of Defense on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020, one of the largest recorded icebergs floats near the island of South Georgia, South Atlantic. The British Antarctic Survey says a team of scientists will set off next month on a research mission to find out the impact of a giant floating iceberg on the wildlife and marine life on a sub-Antarctic island. The huge iceberg — the size of the U.S. state of Delaware — is about 75 kilometers (47 miles) from the island of South Georgia, and scientists are concerned over the risks it poses to the wildlife in the area if it grounds near the island. (Corporal Phil Dye/Ministry of Defence via AP)

Research trip to study impact of giant floating iceberg

Dec. 15, 2020 1:20 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — A team of scientists will set off next month on a research mission to find out the impact of a giant floating iceberg on the wildlife and marine life on a sub-Antarctic island, the British Antarctic Survey said Tuesday. The huge iceberg -- the size of the U.S. state of Delaware -- has been...