Over the past few hundreds of thousands of years Sicily was home to two different miniature elephants.
  • The Natural History Museum
  • Jun 18, 2021

First ever DNA recovered from extinct miniature elephants of Sicily - The Natural History Museum

The island of Sicily sits in the Mediterranean Sea just off the toe of Italy. While today the wildlife that lives on the island is much like that of the mainland, in the past it used to be home to a … [+2070 chars]

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