29 Mar '16, 5pm

Huge and hairy unicorns roamed the Earth longer than thought

Huge and hairy unicorns roamed the Earth longer than thought

Unicorns were real, but they looked nothing like the elegant, shimmering horse-like creatures of fairy tales. Rather, Elasmotherium sibiricum , or the ‘Siberian unicorn,’ was shaggy and closer to the size of a steppe mammoth , which is even bigger than a woolly mammoth . Whatever its appearance, scientists from Tomsk State University recently discovered that it lived far more recently than we previously thought.

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