Unicorn enthusiasts will be disappointed to learn that the extinct creature – also known as Elasmotherium sibiricum – had more in common with rhinos or woolly mammoths than fictional unicorns, however.
It is believed to have been up to 2 meters (6.6ft) tall, and 4.5 meters (14.7ft) in length.
They escaped the bitter cold of Siberia by taking shelter in caves.
Remains discovered in Russia's Altai region in 2010 are believed to date back as long 110,000 years ago.
Mammoths Mummy of the frozen baby mammoth Lyuba © Igor Zarembo / Sputnik / Sputnik The world's best-preserved woolly mammoth, Lyuba, 42,000-years old, was found near the Yuribey River in Russia's Ural mountains in 2007 and has toured museums around the world ever since.
Unidentified monster © Yakutian-Sakha Inform Agency / This creature was discovered in the world's third-deepest open-pit diamond mine, Udachnaya, near the town of Udachny in the Sakha Republic.
The Panthera spelaea roamed Earth during the Middle and Late Pleistocene, roughly 781,000 to 11,700 years ago.
Denisovans Denisovans were ancient pre-humans, who differed genetically from the likes of Neanderthals, Cro-Magnons and Homo heidelbergensis.
The woman's remains were replete with tattoos, and she was found buried with a troupe of horses and a small stash of cannabis. The steppes of Siberia have long been home to tribes of horse riders.The ancestors of those who live there today ruled the steppes for centuries, developing unique societies and cultures.Sharp fangs indicate this monster, whatever it was, had a taste for flesh.Siberian lions © Academy of Sciences of Yakutia Siberia's permafrost also helped preserve these two extinct cave lions, which were found in the Sakha Republic in 2015.High in the mountains, he found great mounds of stone—both signifying grand burials and preserving them.The stones allowed water to seep down, but deflected the heat of the sun.The Pazyryk culture was actually discovered by her predecessor, Sergei Rodenko, in the 1920's.From a transcript of a PBS show on which Natalia and others were interviewed, the narrator provides a background on the discovery of the Pazyryk culture: "Sergei Rodenko, launched a series of landmark excavations in Southern Siberia.For the past few weeks I have commented much on Russian Archaeological finds, much of which is focused within Siberia.Rightly so, for today I have another finding that is truly astonishing.