Sebaceous Glands of the Woolly Mammoth, Mammothus primigenius Blum.: Histological Evidence

  title={Sebaceous Glands of the Woolly Mammoth, Mammothus primigenius Blum.: Histological Evidence},
  author={V. E. Repin and Oleg Svyatoslavovich Taranov and Elena I. Ryabchikova and A. N. Tikhonov and Vladimir G Pugachev},
  journal={Doklady Biological Sciences},
The study of the remains of fossil animals and the comparison of the morphology of their organs with modern species is very important for understanding the evolutional relations in nature. No unambiguous answer has been found to the question if mammoths had skin (e.g., sebaceous) glands [1, 2, 4, 5, 11]. Theoretically, the living conditions of the woolly mammoth, Mammothus primigenius Blum., at high latitudes did not exclude substantial evolutional differences from elephants. It is known that… 
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