Badger Leads Archaeologists To Medieval Burial Site

by Rebecca on October 23, 2013

in Animals in the News

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redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online

Archaeologists who unearthed the tombs of two medieval lords are crediting a badger living underneath a farm in the Brandenburg town of Stolpe with an assist on the discovery, various media outlets are reporting.

The 12th century burial site is home to a pair of Slavic lords, as well as a cache of artifacts including a sword, bronze bowls, an ornate belt buckle and skeletal remains, UPI reported early last week.

Read more at: http://www.redorbit.com/news/science/1112925869/medieval-burial-site-located-thanks-to-badger-081813/

 


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