Fragments of the skeleton were found by local reindeer herders in the shallows of Pechevalavato Lake on the Yamalo-Nenets region a few days ago. They found part of the animals skull, the lower jaw, several ribs, and a foot fragment with sinews still intact.
Woolly mammoths are thought to have died out around 10,000 years ago, although scientists think small groups of them may have lived on longer in Alaska and on Russias Wrangel Island off the Siberian coast.
Russian television stations on Friday showed scientists looking for fragments of the skeleton in the lakeside silt.
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