Revealed: 1,000-year-old remains of strangled dogs are found buried next to skeletons of slain warriors in Peru



As lions, tigers and bears roam about Peru's largest zoo, archeologists are busy digging up sacrificial animals from the ground beneath them.
The zoo, the Parque de las Leyendas (Park of Legends) in the capital, Lima, is also the burial site of scores of ancient dogs apparently sacrificed 1,000 years ago at the funerals of fallen warriors, whose remains lie beside them.
Before it became a zoo in 1964, the park was a sacred site for at least three ancient civilisations: the Lima culture (AD 100-650), the Ichma culture (900-1470) and the Incas (1200-1500).
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13 October 2016 in Science &Technology, Views: 32
Source: Daily Mail
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