TIL Yakutia is the source of 90 percent of the world’s supply of mammoth ivory. Last year, 80 tonnes of fossilized mammoth ivory was gathered in the region. Legislation forbids digging down to excavate frozen mammoths but a permit can be bought to gather mammoth remains from the surface


HzMnE6U9pV7UXDSQuB1MlSKoAQir9vc n54JumUiyL4 - TIL Yakutia is the source of 90 percent of the world’s supply of mammoth ivory. Last year, 80 tonnes of fossilized mammoth ivory was gathered in the region. Legislation forbids digging down to excavate frozen mammoths but a permit can be bought to gather mammoth remains from the surface

TIL Yakutia is the source of 90 percent of the world’s supply of mammoth ivory. Last year, 80 tonnes of fossilized mammoth ivory was gathered in the region. Legislation forbids digging down to excavate frozen mammoths but a permit can be bought to gather mammoth remains from the surface