Climate change, not man responsible for the extinction of woolly rhinoceros

; A Rhino A woolly brown weighing two tons roamed northeast Siberia before mysteriously disappearing around 14,000 years ago. The causes of its extinction, however, are not clear. Before they pointed to the human as the cause of their disappearance, but now climate change seems to be responsible. A new study by a team of … Read more

An ancient murder-mystery – What killed the woolly rhino? | Science & technology

Aug 15th 2020 FROM THE moa in New Zealand to the dodo in Mauritius, the arrival of humans has often spelled extinction for tasty but previously isolated animals. Many scientists had assumed that the woolly rhinoceros, a shaggy beast that sported an enormous horn, suffered the same fate. The animal was common in northern Europe … Read more