Parking of primitive people “Wolf Mane” in the Novosibirsk region
Novosibirsk region is famous for its variety of terrain: plains, lowlands, and swamps, and steppes. But today it’s about Palaeolithic Parking lot “Wolf Mane”, located in 62 kilometers from the city Karagat. In 1957 archaeologists discovered this unique place. which at first took to be a huge cemetery of mammoths, but it was later revealed that this prehistoric people, who never used in their simple life stone. Scientists dug up any of a thousand skeletons of dead animals, which indicates the exceptional significance of mammoths in the area. Animal skins served as building material for homes of people of that time, bones made tools, meat from animals fed. Found the remains of animals of different ages — here and old mammoth, and young, scientists found not only the remains of mammoths, and bison, horses and other animals. Collection of stunning finds of the stone age at the present place is stored in the Institute of archaeology and Ethnography of the Academy of Sciences of Novosibirsk. Territory “Wolf Mane” impresses with its size: Parking stretches for 8 kilometers to the East, has a width of 1 kilometer, and stands 11 meters. The area is valuable not only from a scientific point of view, but also as a very interesting attraction, as it is home to rare species of animals, plants, special animalistic to draw on the environment. About 15 thousand years ago it was the last refuge of mammoths in Siberia, and now in their place stands the village of Mammoth, named in honor of significant historical events. In 2007, “Wolf mane” was given the status of monument of nature of regional significance, and it is the only such place in Russia. Modern neighbors “Wolf Mane” it is forbidden to violate the coloring of the monument is strictly forbidden deep tillage, independent of the excavation, any construction. Residents of the village Mammoth full of enthusiasm to preserve the nature of the native land and to create a Museum dedicated to the events of ancient time. The Parking lot of our ancestors are interesting not only for scientists but also for educational tours. Scientists argue to this day, were there hunting down mammoths on the territory of the Novosibirsk region, or animals killed on a hill running away from natural disasters, but one thing is clear — it is the most unique place that deserves attention!