Ottoman Era 'War' Camel's Skeleton Found Completely Intact in Cellar in Austria

April 4, 2015 2:59 PM

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Scientists have unearthed the skeleton of a 17th-century camel that was apparently ridden by soldiers in the Ottoman Army.

According to BBC News, authors of a study published in the journal PLOS One analyzed a completely intact Bactrian-dromedary hybrid camel skeleton. The skeleton showed signs consistent of an animal that had been saddled and ridden.

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