Mummies of 15th century dogs discovered in Peru

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Peruvian archaeologists have discovered six mummified dogs, all dating from the 15th century and apparently presented as religious offerings at a major pre-Columbian site just south of Lima.

The dogs “have hair and complete teeth,” said Jesus Holguin, an archaeologist at the museum in Pachacamac, located some 25 kilometres south of Lima.

Mr Holguin said that experts were still trying to determine their breed....

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