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Real Paleolithic Woolly Rhino Bone

(This is in the Stone Age artefact box)

Can you answer the questions below by spinning this image and using the extra pictures?

Extra information

and picture

woolly rhino bone from our primary stone age artefacts box for hire
woolly rhino bone from our primary stone age artefacts box for hire

Questions

1.Where was this fossil found?

 

2. Which part of the Woolly Rhino’s body does it come from?

 

3. Woolly Rhinos were on the planet for millions of years but sometimes they had less fur than at other periods.  Why do you think this was?

Answers down here - no peeking until you're ready!

1.Where was this fossil found?

 

ANSWER: At the top of France.

 

2. Which part of the Woolly Rhino’s body does it come from?

 

ANSWER: It’s spine.  It is called a Vertebrae, which means backbone.

 

3. Woolly Rhinos were on the planet for millions of years but sometimes they had less fur than at other periods.  Why do you think this was?

 

ANSWER: Because the climate changed between Ice Ages and warm periods.

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