Alan K. Outram

Mar. 06, 2009

Oldest Known Horse Farm

Researchers have identified what they say is the earliest known example of the domestic raising of horses.

archaeology, horses, domestication, farming

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Strange Fish

Dr. Seuss's McElligot's Pool (1947) features some fantastic fish—ones with pinwheel-like tails, curly noses, long floppy ears, or Kangaroo pouches. The fictional fish do have some truly strange nonfictional cousins, among which are giant oarfish, barreleye fish, and sawfish.

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