In Department nature
The state Museum reserve
the metallurgical works of the Middle Urals received
an interesting exhibit of the skull of the primitive
bison with the left horn cover, very good
The history of Buffalo known for
1.5 million years to the present day. It was the largest
from bovids animals, their weight was reached 2-2,5 tons.
Huge herds roamed the expanse of land from
British Islands to Kamchatka. Was not in the
apodo predator, which could be overcome by an adult
the bison. The gradual extinction of their in Eurasia
started a 10.5-8 thousand years ago. But in the valleys of the Volga and
other rivers in frozen soils of the North, Siberia and
Alaska still find Buffalo skull.
Tagil same find found on the territory
Suburban area, near the village Sizikova in the river
Embarke, near the shore.
Was Lucky Enough Faith
Pavlovna Gutu, the employee Vysokogorsky
mechanical plant. On a hot summer day with
her children she bathed in the river, feet
caught "snag". Extracted from the water and
was surprised It was the horn of a large animal.
Brought it home, in Nizhny Tagil, reported in
Museum. And here’s frontal bone with horn ancient bison
joined paleontological collection Department
In Museum funds, many
remains of ancient animals: a complete skeleton
mammoth skull of a rhinoceros, cave bear. There
and skull bison, in the safety of his incomplete in
unlike the new exhibit from Ambarchi.
By the way, most
paleontological finds that
has our Museum, also found on
the territory suburban area but the banks of the rivers.
Animals often find salvation here during
catastrophic snowfall, winter storms, and
summer droughts. Well, their death in the river valleys —
the result of flash floods, seasonal
floods, Nosivka and topusa all living things.
We thank Vera Pavlovna
Gutu for your interest in the ancient Chronicles
Ural land and accommodating the transfer of its
finds to the Museum. It will be seen by
the new exhibition of the Department of nature.
Literature: Newspaper "Tagil
work" from 06.12.1990.