Posted by: Sandy Steinman | August 10, 2017

Scientists Find 4,200-year-old Redwing Thrust  Preserved In Glacial Ice 

The CBC reports

Scientists in Norway have discovered the almost perfectly preserved remains of a bird that soared the skies 4,200 years ago.

“It was very exciting,” Jorgen Rosvold, a researcher at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, told As It Happens guest host Rosemary Barton.”I

t looks almost fresh. It looks like it died just yesterday or a few weeks ago — but, actually, it’s over 4,000 years old.”

Read or listen to the full story and see photos at  ‘Quite a treasure’: Scientists find 4,200-year-old bird preserved in glacial ice – Home | As It Happens | CBC Radio

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