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Large 2,000-year-old cat discovered in Peru's Nazca lines

BBC News Sunday, 18 October 2020
The 37m feline figure, said to have been created some 2,000 years ago, escaped notice for centuries.
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Peru's famous Nazca Lines are gigantic prehistoric images etched on to the ground that were created some 2000 years ago. This UNESCO world heritage site is home to many such drawings known as geoglyphs. Now the most recent one of a massive cat at least 37 metre long was discovered while authorities...

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