Endangered Giant Tortoise Rescued After Being Spotted In Texas City Park

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Walter O’Hare, the African Spurred Tortoise (Centrochelys sulcata), being rescued from a park in San Antonio, Texas, USA, undated. He was found walking in the park and rescued by animal control. (@SanAntonioACS/Newsflash)

An endangered giant tortoise that was found in a city park after apparently getting lost is receiving some well-needed TLC from rescuers at a wildlife centre in Texas. African spurred…

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Mexico Recovers Hundreds Of Priceless Treasures From USA

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One of the items recovered by Mexican authorities in an undated photo. They were given by the US authorities. (INAH/Newsflash)

Mexico has recovered more than 400 archaeological treasures dating back hundreds of years after they were seized in the US. The 428 artefacts include arrowheads, spear tips and knives plus…

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Experts Find Yet Another Predator Dinosaur That Lived In Sahara Desert 100 Million Years Ago

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Reconstruction of the ecosystem of the Bahariya Oasis in the Sahara Desert of Egypt approximately 98 million years ago, showing the diversity of large theropods (predatory dinosaurs). (Andrew McAfee, Carnegie Museum of Natural History/Newsflash)

A team of Egyptian-American researchers has discovered yet another kind of meat-eating dinosaur that was one of many that lived in what is now the Sahara desert nearly 100 million…

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Construction Of Worlds Largest Telescope In Chilean Desert Making Progress After COVID Delays

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Construction work on the world's largest telescope for looking at the sky, ESO's Extremely Large Telescope (ELT), on 31st January, in Antofagasta, Chile. (G. Hudepohl-atacamaphoto.com-ESO/Newsflash)

Construction at the world's biggest telescope in a Chilean desert is "making progress" following delays caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Extremely Large Telescope (ELT) is under construction on top…

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Eccentric Ufologist Who Built Huge UFOport In Argentinian Desert Dies In Switerzland At 72

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Terry Werner Jaisli, 71, who built an UFO landing site in Cachi, Argentina, died on Christmas Eve (24 December), in Szwizerland. (Newsflash)

An eccentric Swiss ufologist who became known all over the world after he built a gigantic UFO landing pad in the Argentinian desert has passed away at the age of…

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Giant Teeth From Extinct Prehistoric Megalodon Shark Found In Atacama Desert

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Remains of the extinct megalodon shark, including its huge teeth, were found in the Atacama desert, in northern Chile. (Víctor Auvelez, Imagen de Chile/Newsflash)

These giant teeth from an extinct prehistoric megalodon shark have been found in the Atacama desert and a top expert has said that despite treasure hunters pillaging the area, Chile…

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160-Million-Year-Old Dragon-Like Dinosaur Found In The Jurassic Desert

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A recreation of the type of pterosaur discovered near the city of Calama, Chile, that inhabited the megacontinent Gondwana about 160 million years ago.

A 'flying dragon' like dinosaur which had a wingspan wider than a fully grown man and soared over a Jurassic desert 160 million years ago has been unearthed. The exact…

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Cave Team Explores Cursed Sinkhole Known As The Well Of Hell

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Omani cavers team discovered what is in Yemen’s 'well of hell' well of Barhout in Al-Mahra governorate.

This is the moment a team of Omani cavers explores a mysterious 30-metre-deep sinkhole in the Yemeni desert known as the Well of Hell, believed to curse anyone who ventures…

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Camel Carvings Etched Into Rocks In Saudi Arabian Desert Date Back 8,000 Years

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An image clearly showing the carving of a full-size camel in Northern Arabia (Maria Guagnin/Newsflash )

Researchers have announced that the sized camel carvings etched into the side of rocks in a Saudi Arabian desert - initially believed to be 2,000 years old - actually date…

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Perfectly-Preserved Woven Basket Dating Back 10,500 Years Uncovered In Israel

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Picture shows a woven basket that is believed to be around 10,500 years old, that was found inside the Muraba'at cave in the Judaean Desert, east of the Israeli capital, Jerusalem.

A woven basket believed to be around 10,500 years old has been uncovered in a cave in the Israeli desert. The perfectly-preserved basket was found inside the Muraba'at cave in…

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