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COSMIC RHINO posted a topic in Research / scientific papersstudy of museum specimens of the spine of both woolly and modern rhinos gives rise to concern the cervical rib is absent this is often associated with inbreeding and adverse environmental conditions during pregnancy it has been recently found that mammoths had a rate of this condition 10 times greater than modern elephants the team considers that this could been connected to the extinction of both species there is also concern about the lack of diversity in modern rhinos , and it is recommended that their spines be monitored
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