The skeleton of a million-year-old mammoth
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Million-year-old Serbia mammoth skeleton moved

Archaeologists have been moving the skeleton of a million-year-old mammoth in Serbia.

The remains of the beast - nicknamed Vika - were discovered in a coal mine in Kostolac, east of Belgrade, five years ago and are now being lifted to ensure the preservation of the skeleton.

The BBC's Guy Delauney reports.

  • 12 Apr 2014
  • From the section Europe
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