| Pleistocene Wolf |
|Date(s)||older than 40,000 years|
Preserved in the Siberian permafrost.
The wolf possessed thick fur and canid fangs, was fully grown - aged from two to four years old when it died. The wolf’s head is 40 centimeters (16 inches) long, about half of the entire body length of a modern wolf. The head was dated as older than 40,000 years.
Scientists at the Swedish Museum of Natural History will examine the Pleistocene predator’s DNA.