ITALY - JANUARY 01:  On the site of a former river where a large number of animals got trapped in mud at their watering point 300,000 years ago, a prehistoric elephant cemetery has been uncovered in La Polledrara di Cecanibio in Rome, Italy in January, 2003. Professor Anna Paola Anzidei who heads the digging examines a perfectly preserved elephant head.   (Photo by Eric VANDEVILLE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)