Researchers Discover 17th Century Skeleton Of Camel That Belonged To The Ottoman Empire

April 5, 2015 6:57 PM

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Researchers have unearthed a remarkably well-preserved camel skeleton, which they believe comes from the time when the Ottoman forces were present in Vienna in the 17th century.

Researchers from the University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna discovered the skeleton during excavations for a new shopping centre in the town of Tulln, near Vienna, which was besieged by the Ottoman Turks in 1683. According to the researchers, the creature was an adult male and roughly seven years ...

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