Woolly rhinoceroses used to weigh more than 2 tons, were extinct in the last ‘Ice Age’, had two horns on their heads!


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Scientists have claimed that the woolly rhinoceros became extinct about 10,000 years ago due to human hunting. Researchers from the University of Adelaide and the University of Copenhagen used computer models, fossils and ancient DNA to trace the 52,000-year population history of woolly rhinoceros in Eurasia, which was not previously thought possible. (Symbolic picture: Wikimedia Commons)

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