After battling weeks of bad weather and 20,000 years worth of permafrost, scientists in Siberia have done the unthinkable—excavated a 20,380 year-old woolly mammoth in hopes of cloning these Ice Age giants.
Impossible? Perhaps. But just in case the Pleistocene Epoch makes a comeback, you?d better be prepared. First, test your Ice Age I.Q. by playingSeven Steppes to a Woollier Mammoth.Then head to theMammoth Migration Mapand follow the evolution of our furry friends.
You can also still click onJoin the Expeditionto read archived reports from the big Siberian dig.
If you think finding fossils under 20,000 years of ice is hard, try to
navigate thewoolly mammoth mazein Puzzlemaker.