Siberia’s ‘mammoth graveyard’ reveals 800-year human interactions with mammoths

Editors’ notes confirm the credibility of the article on Siberia’s ‘mammoth graveyard,’ shedding light on human interactions with woolly mammoths over 800 years. Research reveals a unique relationship between humans and mammoths, showcasing the production of mammoth ivory technology and winter clothing from targeted species like hares. Evidence suggests that humans may have defleshed mammoth carcasses, leading to bone accumulations in the ‘graveyard.’ Additionally, radiocarbon dating indicates a close temporal overlap between mammoth remains and human settlement. This groundbreaking study challenges previous beliefs and highlights the ongoing threat of ivory hunters looting the site for valuable resources.

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