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1,000-year-old dog remains found in Peru


The remains of over 100 dogs, buried with their owners, have been unearthed at the Maranga Archaeological Complex in Lima, Peru.

Sixty-two complete canine remains were found along with seventy-five incomplete remains according to Peru’s El Comercio.  All the dog skeletons were found in resting positions alongside human remains.  The dogs are thought to be companions to the humans they were buried with and part of a ritual ceremony.

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Story: Latino Daily News | Photo: Latino Daily News

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