The horizon line was off about 9.2 degree, but after correcting the horizontal line, I found that original photo is still better. Good job, the photo made a good story.
THIS MAMMOTH PROBABLY DIED FROM A HUNTER'S SPEAR AND 10,000YRS PASSED AND A SPEAR IS BEEING USE TO DIG OUT THAT MAMMOTH REMAIN. SIMPLY AMAZING.
A striking photo. Worth nothing that that isn't really a 'spear' being used to to hack the tusks out of the ice; its an ice pick called "tuura" in Finnish (as indicated by the shape of the long and heavy head that is not pointed but a wedge).
While truly awe inspiring, it also shows us how the permafrost is indeed melting quickly in our time and how we are releasing, not just fantastic archaeological discoveries, but also the stored greenhouse gases which are also lock with that ice. What will we learn? And what will change in our world as a result?
It is as hard as extracting things out of a solid rock and age old spears make it even more daunting
I would love to read an article about who these mammoth tusk hunters are, and what exactly their purpose is. Are they hunting tusks to sell or to use as art projects? How does one join on one of these digs, and shouldn't paleontologists be following these folks around in hopes of finding species differences? What a great article that would be.
Interesting tilt on the camera to place the horizon on a diagonal. This was a really good article, for those who receive the magazine.
That looks like hard, hard work but I guess it's all worth it.
"Of Mammoths and Men" proved to be an interesting read. Thank you.
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