This family of MAMMOTHS could fetch up to £400,000 at auction

Journalist (English): «So you could say priceless ...» SOT, Rupert van der Werff, Natural History Specialist at Summers Place Auctions (English): «You could, yes.» An extremely rare collection of mammoth skeletons alongside a number of other Ice Age finds were put on display ahead of the Summer Place’s Evolution Auction, during a press preview in Billingshurst on Tuesday. The series of mammoth... Еще skeletons were discovered by construction workers in Siberia 15 years ago, and according to natural history specialist Rupert van der Werff, «they are actually a family, composed of a father, a mother, an adolescent daughter and a one year old baby.” The auction will take place on November 21 in Billingshurst, and, «it is the first time [a family like this] has been up for auction, it's been exhibited widely in Europe but nothing like this is in any museum « explained van der Werff. The family of four is expected to secure a price of between £250,000 (€279,032; $328,052) and £400,000 (€446,356; $525,000). The remains are believed to be between 12,000 and 16,000 years old.

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