The Nazca Plateau in Peru contains two dozen new geoglyphs that predate by two centuries the famous monkey, spider and hummingbird listed at the UNESCO World Heritage site.
Almost invisible on the surface, the images were captured by researchers from the University of Yamagata in Japan thanks to 3-D scans of the ground a mile north of the city of Nazca.
The team discovered 24 geoglyphs of animals, “some of which probably depict Andean native camelid, llamas,” the researchers said in a press release. Read more
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Peru's Nazca Lines Reveal Mysterious New Animal Images
Researchers have discovered previously unseen Nazca lines that reveal mysterious new animal images.