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Rare mammoth bones uncovered

2012-06-28 03:45:07 GMT2012-06-28 11:45:07(Beijing Time)  SINA.com

People look at the skeleton of a mammoth at an open-pit coal mine in Kostolac, some 100 km (62 miles) southeast of Belgrade June 27, 2012. Archaeologists in Serbia say they have discovered a rare mammoth field containing the remains of at least five of the giant beasts that lived here tens of thousands of years ago. (REUTERS/Marko Djurica)

People look at the skeleton of a mammoth at an open-pit coal mine in Kostolac, some 100 km (62 miles) southeast of Belgrade June 27, 2012. Archaeologists in Serbia say they have discovered a rare mammoth field containing the remains of at least five of the giant beasts that lived here tens of thousands of years ago. (REUTERS/Marko Djurica)

An archaeologist works at a site to find mammoth bones at an open-pit coal mine in Kostolac, some 100 km (62 miles) southeast of Belgrade June 27, 2012. Archaeologists in Serbia say they have discovered a rare mammoth field containing the remains of at least five of the giant beasts that lived here tens of thousands of years ago. (REUTERS/Marko Djurica)

Archaeologists work to find mammoth bones at an open-pit coal mine in Kostolac, some 100 km (62 miles) southeast of Belgrade June 27, 2012. Archaeologists in Serbia say they have discovered a rare mammoth field containing the remains of at least five of the giant beasts that lived here tens of thousands of years ago. (REUTERS/Marko Djurica)

Archaeologists work at a site to find mammoth bones at an open-pit coal mine in Kostolac, some 100 km (62 miles) southeast of Belgrade June 27, 2012. Archaeologists in Serbia say they have discovered a rare mammoth field containing the remains of at least five of the giant beasts that lived here tens of thousands of years ago. (REUTERS/Marko Djurica)

Archaeologists in Serbia say they have discovered a rare mammoth field containing the remains of at least five of the giant beasts that lived here tens of thousands of years ago in the coal mine area of Kostolac.

(Agencies)

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