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« Reply #6 on: January 22, 2013, 01:06:03 AM »

4) New species in South America



A new species of night monkeys - one of eight new species of mammals discovered during an expedition to the northern part of Peru - National Preserve Tabakonas Namballe, the researchers reported in September.



Team of biologists from Mexico and Peru discovered new species in the period from 2009 to 2011 during his famous expedition. The fact that they were not previously known to science, has been proven in the past year.


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« Reply #7 on: January 22, 2013, 01:07:20 AM »

3) New legless amphibians



These creatures are not worms and snakes, as it might seem. This burrowing ground legless amphibians that are completely new to science animals, the researchers reported in February.



Amphibian family Chikilidae live in north-east India. Scientists have already found 6 types of this brand new family.
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« Reply #8 on: January 22, 2013, 01:08:27 AM »

2) Evidence that the Mayans did not predict end of the world



In the last open City Maya archaeologists found only frescoed house, these frescoes - special.

They portrayed fairly lively scene from the life of the ruler and his entourage, as well as calculations that allowed the scientists to trace the events fairly long period of time. This calendar does not end, but continues for thousands of years in advance, so this proves that the Mayans did not predict end of the world December 21, 2012






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« Reply #9 on: January 22, 2013, 01:11:57 AM »

1) Unusual Mayan temple in the jungles of Guatemala

About 1600 years ago, the Sun Temple of the Night was a blood-red beacon that could be seen from several kilometers away. He was decorated with giant masks Mayan sun god, who appears in the form of a snake, bloodsuckers or jaguar.



For a long time the church was lost in the jungles of Guatemala, but in 2012 was discovered by archaeologists, who showed his true colors. This discovery allowed researchers to learn a lot about the ancient Mayan civilization.

The ancient Maya civilization



Maya lived in what is now Guatemala, Belize and Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. In contrast to the relatively centralized empires of the Aztecs and Incas, the Maya civilization consisted of independent and warring city-states.








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