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Siberia Celebrates Birth of First Giraffe in Zoo
Offbeat  (tags: animals, interesting, wildlife )

Marty
- 2 hours ago - siberiantimes.com
Zoo staff have been giving the baby giraffe a mixture of milk and quail eggs every three hours, as well as vitamins and other substances to strengthen her bone, cartilage, and immune system. Mr Kokarev said: 'The mother does not show interest in it
Ancient City Ruled By Genghis Khan's Heirs Revealed
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 4 hours ago - livescience.com
Remains of a 750-year-old city, founded by the descendents of Genghis Khan, have been unearthed along the Volga River in Russia.
Genomic Data Support Early Contact Between Easter Island and Americas
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 9 hours ago - eurekalert.org
People may have been making their way from Easter Island to the Americas well before the Dutch commander Jakob Roggeveen arrived with his ships in 1722, according to new genomic evidence showing that the Rapanui people living on that most isolated
Bronze Age Pottery Find in Archaeological Dig on Lewis
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - bbc.com
A significant Bronze Age pottery find has been made during an archaeological dig on the east side of Lewis.
Oldest DNA Ever Found Sheds Light on Humans' Global Trek
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - phys.org
Scientists said Wednesday they had unravelled the oldest DNA ever retrieved from a Homo sapiens bone, a feat that sheds light on modern humans' colonisation of the planet.
Everglades Trail Surveyed for Cultural Artifacts
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - phys.org
Archaeologists are poking through the muck under a boardwalk in Everglades National Park, looking for evidence of a prehistoric culture.
Thaw Reveals Photographer's Notebook From Captain Scott's Antarctic Hut
Science & Tech  (tags: history, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
A photographer's notebook lost for more than a century has washed out of the melting snow at Captain Scott's hut in the Antarctic, the base for his fatal 1911 Terra Nova expedition.
Welcome to the Altai Mountains, Nature's Own Ancient Gallery
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - siberiantimes.com
It is a place unlike any other and is, arguably, one of the greatest art galleries anywhere in the world. Yet you won't find masterpieces in the traditional sense here, with no Rembrandts, Monets, or Da Vinci's anywhere in sight
Is This the World's Oldest Secret Code?
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 days ago - siberiantimes.com
The Idol is the oldest wooden statue in the world, estimated as having been constructed approximately 9,500 years ago, and preserved as if in a time capsule in a peat bog on the western fringe of Siberian. Expert Svetlana Savchenko, chief keeper
3,000-Year-Old Golden Bowl Hides a Grisly Archaeological Tale
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 days ago - foxnews.com
In 1958, archaeologists were digging through the ruins of a burned Iron Age citadel called Hasanlu in northwestern Iran when they pulled a spectacular, albeit crushed, golden bowl from the layers of destruction
 
 
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