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Sprawling 8-mile-long ‘canvas’ of ice age beasts discovered hidden in Amazon rainforest – Livescience.com

Ice age people painted these animals 12,600 years ago.

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An 8-mile-long “canvas” filled with ice age drawings of mastodons, giant sloths and other extinct beasts has been discovered in the Amazon rainforest. 
The gorgeous art, drawn with ochre
a red pigment frequently used as paint in the ancient world spans nearly 8 miles (13 kilometers) of rock on the hills above three rock shelters in the Colombian Amazon, a new study finds.
“These really are incredible images, produced by the earliest people to live in western Amazonia,” study co-researcher Mark…

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