The remains of a mammoth were found in the village of Cheryomushki on the outskirts of Omsk during the replacement of the water distribution network of the employees of OJSC “OmskVodokanal” (enters into group of companies “Rosvodokanal”). This is reported by local media citing the press service of the supplier and the organization.
October 6 in the village was carried out planned work on the relining of water mains. When the excavator dug a trench from the bucket unexpectedly dropped a few large bones. Other items were in the depth of the trench, reports Omskpress.ru.
Workers freed parts of the skeleton from the ground and reported the find to the chief of the Department. Less than an hour, how about found the bones alerted the Omsk state regional history Museum and territorial division of the Ministry of internal Affairs, reports Om1.ru.
“We promptly notified all concerned services. It is also important that the team stopped the excavation work at the site, leaving the place where was discovered the skeleton of a prehistoric animal,” – said the head of the press service of “OmskVodokanal” Marina Stepanova.
The experts confirmed that the remains are of great historical value. As explained by the Deputy Director for science of the Omsk state historical Museum Oleg Sviridovskiy, the remains will be carefully studied by specialists. After extracting the bones from the earth works for the relocation of water supply continued.
In the Omsk branch of “Rosvodokanal” note that, despite the fact that their employees regularly conduct excavation works on the territory of Omsk, with such an unusual finding they are faced for the first time.
Meanwhile, earlier this week, during the restoration of St. Nicholas Cathedral in the center of Omsk, workers found the skeleton of a man who lived in the second or even third Millennium BC. The time refers to the so-called bronze age.
And in September, as reported by the website Om1.ru two of the hawks while fishing practically in the city centre, found object, which turned the tooth of a mammoth. It is known that these ancient animals thousands of years ago lived on the territory of Omsk. The remains of mammoths hawks find so far.