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Kikinda - Mamut Kika

THE KIKINDA MAMMOTH , is one of the best preserved fossil remains of mammoth – gigantic prehistoric animal which lived in the territories of Europe about 500 000 years ago. The remains of mammoths of this species, Mammothus trogontherii was discovered in 1996 in the plant of "Toza Markovic" factory, one of the biggest producers of bricks and roofing tiles in the Balkans, in Kikinda, in the town on the very north of Serbia. Outstanding scientific significance of this find keeps raising interest of the experts, but also all others who are interested in the far past of the earth.

Today, remains are in the National Museum Kikinda and replica mammoth stands as a unique tourist attraction in Museum yard.

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  • Uploaded on December 7, 2012
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    by Sasa Sofronic
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot A560
    • Taken on 2009/04/11 10:13:27
    • Exposure: 0.005s (1/200)
    • Focal Length: 5.80mm
    • F/Stop: f/7.100
    • ISO Speed: ISO80
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
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