Scientists have discovered underwater caves on the Yucatan Peninsula the remains of ancient giant predators and human skeleton
This was told UAtoday, sending the publication Live Science.
Reportedly, the remains of animals found quite far from their intended habitat. It is noted that such a find is very unusual, as in the hot Mexican climate has preserved few remains of prehistoric animals.
How did you find the researchers, the bear with a short muzzle Arctotherium wingei and similar to the wolf creature Protocyon troglodytes was lost in a deep cave, where then came the flooding.
According to scientists, the remains of such animals found only in South America, new bear and the wolf were discovered at a distance of two thousand miles from the supposed place of their habitat. In addition to the animal remains was able to find the skeleton of a teenage girl that lived on Earth about 12-13 thousand years ago. The bones of girls and animals preserved in good condition. This happened due to the fact that the sea level rise at the end of the ice age had created in the caves environment, favorable for the preservation of the remains. It is reported that due to the fact that scientists are mainly focusing on the bones of girls, some animal remains were identified is not entirely correct. So, a giant wolf and bear were originally attributed to other species.
Earlier it was reported that archaeologists found a tomb with the two mummies.
Near the Valley of the Kings, which in the Egyptian city of Luxor, archaeologists have found the tomb of the unknown priest. This writes Know.sa. In the tomb was the burial mask of colored drawings depicting scenes from the life of pharaohs, and thousands of figurines for ritual. The latter is made of several materials: terracotta, faience, wood.
Later archaeologists said the tomb in the necropolis of Draa Abul, Nagai that’s not in the Valley of the Kings, and about it.
In the tomb were also two sarcophagi with mummies Dating from the 13th century BC. They are very well preserved. In good condition and sarcophagi. Later, the Minister of antiquities, Khaled al-Anani said: the mummified body belong to the priest and his wife.
Recall, the scientists were able to find out what started a violent confrontation between tribes.
As reported Politeka, scientists have discovered ancient human remains on the Islands of Amazonia.
Also Politeka wrote that archaeologists discovered a new tomb in Egypt.