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Mammoths Traced in Ardebil

The discovered teeth are the first pieces, among all so far found throughout the whole country, to have remained surprisingly intact.The discovered teeth are the first pieces, among all so far found throughout the whole country, to have remained surprisingly intact.

Two pieces of fossil tooth belonging to ancient mammoths have been recently discovered during archaeological excavations in the northwestern province of Ardebil.
Dating back to the Quaternary Period (the current and most recent of the three periods of the Cenozonic Era in the geologic time scale of International Commission on Stratigraphy), there are pieces of evidence that the teeth belong to two adult bald mammoths of different sexes, Department of Environment's news service quoted Zahra Orak, head of the paleontology office at DOE as saying.

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