Good Day Utah


Producer’s Pick: You named a wooly mammoth after who?

Posted at 2:13 PM, Apr 11, 2012

Dan wonders how a man decided to name a baby wooly mammoth.  Listen for it around the :50 mark.

A baby wooly mammoth makes a stop in Hong Kong during it's four-year world tour.

Staff members carefully lift the almost-perfectly preserved female mammoth now on display at a high-end shopping mall.

Lyuba was found in 2007 by a Siberian reindeer herder and his sons.  The ice-age mammal is said to have lived 42,000 years ago.  The one-month-old mammoth is in near perfect condition.