Woolly mammoth skeleton sells at French auction for 548,000 euros


The giant skeleton of a male, which was discovered in permafrost in Siberia ten years ago and is believed to be the largest in private ownership, was sold at an auction in Lyon. 

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An ancient skeleton of a woolly mammoth has sold for 548,000 euros (£483,000; $640,000) at an auction in the French city of Lyon, reports BBC News.