Oldest dog remains with traces of bone cancer found in Egypt

Started by gash, July 19, 2016, 12:27:43 pm

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Dog remains bearing traces of a very malignant type of cancer have been found at the archaeological site of Berenike in Egypt. It is the oldest and only find if this type ever recorded by archaeologists.

Several years ago, an international team discovered a two thousand years old pet cemetery at Berenike, an ancient port on the Red Sea. More than 100 animals were buried there, including dogs, cats, baboons and even apes, according to Polish news website PAP.

Full story : http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/oldest-dog-remains-traces-bone-cancer-found-egypt-1570848
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