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On Assignment: Rare mammoth on display

JERSEY CITY, N.J., OCT. 15, 2010 — ‘Mammoths and Mastodons: Titans of the Ice Age’ on exhibit at the Liberty Science Center from Oct. 16, 2010, to Jan. 9, 2011. Above, Baby Lyuba, a perfectly preserved infant mammoth found in Siberia two years ago, is the star of the show, but will only be on exhibit until Nov. 10. (Reena Rose Sibayan/The Jersey Journal)

A cast of an American mastodon skeleton, foreground, one of the most complete ever found by paleontologists, and which was excavated in New York in 2000. In the background is a full-sized model of a Columbian mammoth.

A full-sized model of a pygmy mammoth at the entrance of the exhibit.

Real skull and tusks of a Columbian mammoth discovered in Wyoming in 1960.

Visitors touch models of animals in the proboscidean family.

In the foreground is a bronze cast of a scimitar-tooth cat. In the background is a model of the animal which is a predator of mammoths.

A full-sized model of a Columbian mammoth.

A full-sized model of a Columbian mammoth.

From left to right, Sergey Grishin, director of the Shemanovsky Museum and Exhibition Center in Salekhard, Russia; Whitney Owens, director of Traveling Exhibitions for The Field Museum in Chicago; and Dr. Emlyn Koster, President and CEO of Liberty Science Center, answer questions during a media preview of the exhibit.

The jaws of woolly mammoths, one from a young adult, left, and another from an older adult.

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  • JusticeOctober 22, 2010 - 7:28 pm

    Awesome pics! Wish I could check the mammoth display in person.ReplyCancel

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