woolly rhinoceros


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Synonyms for woolly rhinoceros

extinct thick-haired species of Arctic regions

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Digital landscape modelling and analysis, palaeo-fluvial analysis, hydrogeological modelling, ground-based geophysical survey, GIS-based analysis of the earlier prehistoric landscape, and actual hands-in-the-dirt excavation of a woolly rhinoceros fossil are among the techniques that contribute to understanding the piece of landscape in the England Midlands from the earliest prehistory to about AD 900.
Over-hunting was also blamed for the extinction of woolly rhinoceros, mastodons, cave bears and other mammals.
A giant must have carried this stone here,' the foreman joked to the diggers, probably unaware that a vast sheet of ice had brought the colossal stone down from Scotland many millions of years ago when the woolly rhinoceros, Giant Deer and Mammoth walked the hills of Liverpool.
EXTINCT species from neanderthals to saber-toothed tigers and the woolly rhinoceros could be brought back to life thanks to advances in DNA technology.
Artefacts around 30,000 years old, including spear foreshafts made of woolly rhinoceros horn and mammoth tusk, have been found in northern Siberia.
These mammals include the musk-ox of the Arctic tundra, the saiga of the steppes, the lion, leopard, and hyenas in the savannahs, as well as species that are now extinct, like the mammoth and the woolly rhinoceros.
Now park bosses are turning their attention to more recent prehistory with a new themed area focusing on the world of woolly mammoths, woolly rhinoceros and saber-toothed tigers.
On the cold, dry tundra, there were plenty of mammoth, woolly rhinoceros, steppe bison, horse and musk ox.
DINOSAUR-mad Emelia Fawbert has unearthed part of a 50,000-year-old woolly rhinoceros.
The stamps show a sabretoothed tiger (first class post rate)' a giant deer (42p)' a woolly rhinoceros (47p)' woolly mammoth (68p) and the particularly dangerous cave bear (pounds 1.