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Rainbow Colored Dinosaurs?! THEY EXISTED!

By Clark Aycock Nov 5, 2013

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Ancient Zoo

People have loved looking at animals forever, so it makes sense that scientists would eventually find an ancient zoo. In the ancient Egyptian capital of Hierakonpolis (near modern-day Nagaa El-Shaikh), more than 100 animal fossils have been unearthed from around 3500 B.C., including dogs, hippos, cows, baboons, and elephants. They were well taken care of, as revealed by a study of their bones, and were given special treatment at their burials. I wonder if they had a liger?

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