A 40,000-year-old severed wolf's head, complete with fur, teeth, brain, and facial tissue, was discovered in Russia preserved by permafrost. It dates back as early as the Pleistocene Era, or the Ice Age.
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The severed head of a wolf that died about 40,000 years ago has been found in Siberia, and because of the freezing conditions, the remains are so well preserved that the fur, teeth, brain and facial tissue
The head of the first full-sized Pleistocene wolf has been discovered in eastern Siberia — and it’s still intact. Paleontologists believe the wolf, whose head had been preserved in permafrost for about