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DNA shows "The Siberian Unicorn" traveled with people


The return from the planet – the "unicorns" seem to have beaten her once on Earth, but they were more like rhinoceroses than horses.

Researchers learn more about fuzzy rhinoceroses called "Siberian Unicorns" after fossil DNA tests provide a perspective on their disappearance. Paleontologists say they were about much longer than originally believed, living up to at least 39,000 years ago. This means that animals live among humans.

It was believed that they disappeared between 100,000 and 200,000 years ago.

The study also shows that Elasmotherium sibiricum probably disappeared because climate change has eradicated her meadows and sources of food, not people.

Team research has been published in the journal Nature Ecology and Evolution.


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Titanozaur, the largest dinosaur ever presented at the American Museum of Natural History, is presented at a press conference on January 14, 2016, in New York. The dinosaur was discovered in 2014 in the Argentinas Patagonia region. / AFP / DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT / AFP / Getty Images)

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA 10 NOVEMBER (SOUTH AFRICA): Some of the fossils recently discovered at the Institute for Evolutionary Studies, November 10, 2015, in Johannesburg, South Africa. The principal investigator of the institution, Dr. Jonah Choiniere, will announce the latest discovery of fossil thought to belong to a 200 million-year-old dinosaur discovered in the Karoo basin. (Photo by Simone Kley / Photo24 / Gallo Images / Getty Images)

TRENTON, CANADA 29 SEPTEMBER: Wankel Tyrannosaurus Rex standing at a height of 12 meters elevating it on triceratops is an ongoing work at Research Casting International in Trenton, Canada on Tuesday, September 29, 2015. The installation will be the central piece at American Smithsonian National History Museum, when the fountain room reopens in 2019. (Photo by Nikki Kahn / The Washington Post by Getty Images)

TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA – 2015/08/21: Closing a skeleton of a dinosaur exhibited at the Royal Ontario Museum. The Royal Ontario Museum is a museum of art, culture and natural history in Toronto, Canada. It is one of the largest museums in North America and attracts more than a million visitors a year. (Photo by Roberto Machado Noa / LightRocket via Getty Images)

This photo taken on July 28, 2015 on the Angeau-Charente archaeological site in southwestern France shows fossilized dinosaur bones during their digestion, a dinosaur femur from Sauropod (R) and an Ornithomimosaur (ostrich dinosaur, a new dinosaur species identified on the site where at least 43 specimens have been inventoried) of dinosaur teeth (still in a clay gang). The Angeac dinosaur fossil deposit is unique in France by its abundance; of the thousands of fossils discovered there, two species previously unknown were identified. AFP PHOTO / THIBAUD MORITZ (Photo credit should read Thibaud MORITZ / AFP / Getty Images)

TORONTO, ON – JUNE 2: A fossil cast of a lithographic archeopteryx, which lived in the late Jurassic period, 148 million years ago. A new study suggests feathers were less common among dinosaurs than previously thought. Interview with Dr. David Evans about his new research that could shake the image of dinosaurs. (Bernard Weil / Toronto Star through Getty Images)

A staff member is next to the world's most complete skeleton Stegosaurus at the Museum of Natural History in London on December 3, 2014. Fossil has a length of 560 cm and is 290 cm high and consists of over 300 bones. AFP PHOTO / JUSTIN TALLIS (Photo credit should read JUSTIN TALLIS / AFP / Getty Images)

The photo taken on July 29, 2014 shows a 34 cm long phalanx of a Sauropoda dinosaur discovered during the excavations in Angeac-Charente, central and western France. A student in paleontology discovered fossils on July 25th. The largest Sauropoda thigh bone in the world was found on this site in the summer of 2010. The site was discovered in 2008 and is actively searched since January 2010. AFP PHOTO / JEAN PIERRE MULLER read JEAN PIERRE MULLER / AFP / Getty Images)

A 7.5 cm solid resin cast from a Giganotosaurus dinosaur tooth, the U-shaped groove along the tooth root axis is the place where the replacement tooth has grown. (Photo: Imaging Service / UIG through Getty Images)

Fossilized skull of a Pachycephalosaurus wyomingensis, thick lizard, dinosaur from the Cretaceous period. (Photo: Education Images / UIG through Getty Images)

UNITED STATES – MARCH 15: Dinosaur Fossils Preserved in the Rock, Dinosaur Quarry, Dinosaur National Monument, Utah-Colorado, United States. Detail. (Photo by DeAgostini / Getty Images)

LAS VEGAS – SEPTEMBER 30: One of the world's largest shark junction sets, consisting of about 180 fossil teeth of the prehistoric species, Carcharocles megalodon, which grew to the size of a school bus, is displayed at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino 30 September 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Bonhams & Butterfields auctions hope that the fossils will bring about $ 900,000-1.2 million when auctioned on October 3 in the Venetian as part of the Natural History auction. The 50 Bid Fossil Batch Center is a 66 million-year-old Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton called "Samson." The 40-foot dinosaur fossil, excavated in South Dakota in 1992, contains about 170 bones and is said to be the third most complete T. rex skeleton ever discovered. Bonhams & Butterfields hopes Samson will auction over $ 6 million. (Photo by Ethan Miller / Getty Images)

Dinosaur fingerprint, Otjihaenamaparero, Namibia, Africa (Hoberman / UIG collection with Getty Images)

UNESCO – 14 AUGUST: Mongolia, Gobi Desert, Bayanzag Valley, fossilized dinosaur eggs in the desert (photo by DEA / CHRISTIAN RICCI / De Agostini / Getty Images)

NEW YORK – MAY 10: A Microraptor Fossil in a 130 million-year-old forest that existed in Liaoning Province, China, is exposed to the new exhibition "Dinosaurs: Ancient Fossils, New Discoveries" at the American Museum of Natural History May 10, 2005, in New York City. The exhibition, which will be open to the public on May 14 and will begin until January 8, uses recent fossil discoveries, computer simulations, and life-size models to identify changes in the biology of dinosaurs over the past two decades. (Photo by Spencer Platt / Getty Images)



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