February 12, 2011

Quest for Giant Rats Leads to Ancient Face Carvings

Science Daily, Science Daily


Science Daily

Ancient stone faces carved into the walls of a well-known limestone cave in East Timor have been discovered by a team searching for fossils of extinct giant rats.

The team of archaeologists and palaeontologists were working in Lene Hara Cave on the northeast tip of East Timor.

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