Workers Found These Creatures Frozen In The Siberian Ice. Now Scientists Are Doing The Incredible

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Image: Vera Salnitskaya via The Siberian Times
Image: Vera Salnitskaya via The Siberian Times

And when Andropov spotted two brightly colored remnants jutting out of the ice, he couldn’t quite believe his eyes. A closer look, however, revealed that the remnants’ ears, fur and whiskers all indicated one thing: these were felines.

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Vera Salnitskaya via The Siberian Times
Image: Vera Salnitskaya via The Siberian Times

This was an especially amazing find because these animals’ remains were complete, whereas usually researchers only find fragments in the permafrost. Yes, individual bones, teeth and skulls are par for the course – but not entire bodies.

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