Mammoth skeleton auctioned for 548,000 euros in France

17 December 2017

In the French city of Lyon, a 15,000-year-old skeleton of a woolly mammoth was auctioned for nearly 550,000 euros. The giant stands more than 3 metres high with three-metre-long tusks. The complete skeleton was bought by a construction company Soprema. The skeleton will be collapsed and delivered before Christmas to Soprema's office in Strasbourg.