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Russia: See the remains of the world's only known baby woolly rhino 'Sasha'01:17

Russia: See the remains of the world's only known baby woolly rhino 'Sasha'

Russian Federation, Yakutsk
February 25, 2015 at 02:39 GMT +00:00 · Published

The remains of the world's only baby woolly rhinoceros were delivered to the Academy of Sciences in Yakutsk, Tuesday.

The baby rhino was named 'Sasha 'after the hunter - Alexander 'Sasha' Banderov - found the carcass on the right bank of a stream flowing into the Semyulyakh River last September.

The woolly rhino is believed to have become extinct approximately 10,000 years ago and were common throughout northern Asia and Europe during the Pleistocene epoch.

Russia: See the remains of the world's only known baby woolly rhino 'Sasha'01:17
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The remains of the world's only baby woolly rhinoceros were delivered to the Academy of Sciences in Yakutsk, Tuesday.

The baby rhino was named 'Sasha 'after the hunter - Alexander 'Sasha' Banderov - found the carcass on the right bank of a stream flowing into the Semyulyakh River last September.

The woolly rhino is believed to have become extinct approximately 10,000 years ago and were common throughout northern Asia and Europe during the Pleistocene epoch.

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