A mummified animal has been dug up on an eastern Alberta farm, about 9 meters below the surface. (News source.)
"What the canine discovered still isn't quite clear, but it's a mummified head, hooved leg and top torso of an animal newborn or fetus."...
"The dense, clay-like nature of the earth the critter was buried in is likely the cause of its preservation, he added." ...
"Nelson's find could be the remains of a bovine, or cow.
"It could also be from a wilder animal, such as an antelope, deer or buffalo of post-ice age vintage -- less than 9,000 years old -- said Milot."
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