Researchers found a camel skeleton from the 17th century

April 5, 2015 4:11 PM

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Researchers found a camel skeleton believed to be from the 17th century. The researchers said that the camel could have lived during the second Ottoman-Habsburg war. It was found in a refuse pit in Austria.

“Camels are alien species in Europe and Austria, the town of Tulln is closely situated to the large river/stream of the Danube,” said Alfred Galik, a researcher at the University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna and one of the scientists who worked on the study detailing the discovery. The “sunken ship...

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